LOWINOX™ TBM-6 is a versatile Phenolic antioxidant stabilizer that is especially well suited for wire and cable applications, providing thermal stability during processing and end-use.
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Product Overview

LOWINOX™ TBM-6 is a versatile hindered thiophenol antioxidant additive that is especially well suited for medium, high, and extra high voltage wire and cable applications. It also synergizes well with carbon black, acts as an anti-skinning agent in hot melt adhesives, provides heat stability in lubricants, and has anti-scorching protection for polyurethanes during condensation of TDI on polyesters. LOWINOX™ TBM-6 has excellent compatibility with peroxides and is highly resistant to thermo-oxidative degradation and washout. Additionally, this phenolic antioxidant supports polymerization and act as a processing stabilizer in polypropylene, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, polyvinyl chloride, polybutadienes, and EPDM. 

Product Specifications

Appearance: White crystalline
Form: Powder
Molecular Weight: 358 g/mol
Particle Size Distribution: 180-200 microns
Assay: 98% minimum
Melting Point: 160-164 °C
Volatiles: 0.1% max
Ash Content: 0.05% max
Iron Content: 5 ppm
Color APHA: Guaranteed 50 max

Primary Chemistry: 4,4'-Thiobis (2-t-butyl-5-methylphenol)
Features & Benefits

Excellent long-term heat stability
Food contact approvals
Synergistic with carbon black
Compatible with peroxides
Antiscorch protection for polyurethanes
Heat stability in lubricants
Anti-skinning agent in hot melt adhesives

Problems Solved
Low heat stability and electrical properties for use in wire and cable applications
Scorch issues during the condensation of TDI on polyesters in polyurethane applications
Skinning and poor heat stability in hot melt adhesives
Compatibility and applicability of antioxidants with carbon black pigments in polymeric applications
Low heat stability and resistance in lubricant formulations
Lack of resistance to thermo-oxidative degradation and washout

Food Packaging
HDPE and LDPE Tubes
Water and Gas Pipes
High Voltage Cables
Greenhouse Films