Brasnox DM-50

Product Line Organic peroxides

Brasnox DM-50 is a methyl ethyl peroxide and dimethyl phthalate indicated for curing unsaturated polyester resin and vinyl ester.

  • Brand

  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

  • Physical form

  • Regional availability

    Latin America, North America
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide in dimethyl phthalate
  • Molecular drawing

    Organic peroxide
  • Applications

    Brasnox DM-50 is a general purpose methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) for the curing of unsaturated polyester resins in the presence of a cobalt accelerator at room and elevated temperatures. The curing system Brasnox DM-50/cobalt accelerator is particularly suitable for the curing of gelcoat resins, laminating resins, lacquers and castings; moreover the manufacture of light resistant parts may be possible contrary to the curing system benzoyl peroxide/amine accelerator.

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Brasnox DM-50 is a medium-reactive, general purpose MEKP with low water content.


  • Curing agent


  • Gelcoats,
  • Continuous Laminating,
  • Filament winding,
  • Hand lay-up & spray-up
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