BIK™ OT

Activator for blowing agents and accelerators that lowers the decomposition temperature of AZ type blowing agents.
Product Overview
BIK™ OT is a surface treated urea used as an activator for thiazole, thiuram and dithiocarbamate accelerators. It is an effective promoter for Celogen AZ type blowing agents in SBR, butyl, EPDM, neoprene, and natural rubbers.
Product Specifications
Appearance: Fine white powder
Specific Gravity: 1.31
Melting Point: 129-134 °C
Soluble: Water (except for surface coating)
Insoluble: Benzene, gasoline
Primary Chemistry: Surface Treated Urea
Features & Benefits
Reduces odor when used with nitrosamine-type blowing agents
Promoter for AZ-type blowing agents in NR, SBR, IR, EPDM and CR rubbers
Lowers the decomposition temperature of AZ-type blowing agents in cellular products
Activator for thiuram, thiazole, and dithiocarbamate accelerators
Relatively non-staining
Relatively non-discoloring
Problems Solved
Strong odors of nitrosamine-type blowing agents
Discoloration and staining issues in SBR, EPDM, neoprene, and natural rubbers
High decomposition temperature of AZ type blowing agent
Slow action and activation difficulties of thiuram, thiazole, and dithiocarbamate accelerators