Butanox L-50

Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Butanox L-50 is an ideal catalyst used for curing promoted unsaturated polyester resins at room temperature.

  • Product name

    Butanox L-50
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    1338-23-4
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, India, Latin America, Middle East, North America
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide
  • Applications

    Butanox L-50 is a general purpose methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) for room and elevated temperature cure of unsaturated polyester resins in the presence of a metal (Cobalt) accelerator. Butanox L-50 has a low hydrogen peroxide content which reduces gelcoat porosity and provides improved curing of vinyl ester resins.  

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Butanox L-50 is an ideal catalyst used for curing promoted unsaturated polyester resins at room temperature. Low-hydrogen peroxide content reduces gel-coat porosity and provides improved curing of vinylester resins. 

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Engineered Stone,
  • Gelcoats,
  • Buttons,
  • Centrifugal casting,
  • Coatings,
  • Resin Transfer Molding,
  • Filament winding,
  • Hand lay up and spray up

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