Laurox S

Product Line Organic peroxides

Laurox S is an initiator for (co)polymerization of styrene, ethylene, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates.

  • Brand

    Laurox®
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    105-74-8
  • Physical form

    Powder
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Global, India, Latin America, Middle East, North America, Oceania
  • Molecular Weight

    398.6
  • Concentration

    3.97% min.
  • Chemical name

    Dilauroyl peroxide
  • Molecular drawing

    Organic peroxide
  • Applications

    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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