Laurox S

Product Line Organic peroxides

Organic peroxide

Laurox S is an initiator for (co)polymerization of styrene, ethylene, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates. Laurox is used as an initiator for curing acrylic solid surface at elevated temperatures.

  • Product name

    Laurox S
  • Brand

    Laurox
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    105-74-8
  • Physical form

    Powder
  • Regional availability

    Europe
  • Chemical name

    Dilauroyl peroxide
  • Molecular Weight

    398.6
  • Concentration

    3.97% min.
  • Applications

    Polymerization of vinyl chloride: Laurox S is a widely used initiator for the suspension and mass polymerization of vinyl chloride between 60°C and 80°C. In many cases Laurox S is combined with a more active initiator, such as a peroxydicarbonate (e. g. Perkadox 16) to increase reactor efficiency.

Market Segments

Polymer production

Detailed description

Laurox S is an initiator for (co)polymerization of styrene, ethylene, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates. Possible to store at ambient temperatures.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Polystyrene,
  • PVC
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Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Laurox S is used as an initiator for curing acrylic solid surface at elevated temperatures.

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Continuous Laminating,
  • Casting,
  • Acrylic solid surface
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Acrylics production

Detailed description

Initiator for (co)polymerization of acrylates and methacrylates.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics
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