Laurox W-40-GD4

Organic peroxides

Laurox W-40-GD4 is widely used as an initiator for the suspension polymerization of vinyl chloride.

  • Product name

    Laurox W-40-GD4
  • CAS number

    105-74-8
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Europe, Global, India, Latin America, Middle East, North America
  • Molecular Weight

    398.6
  • Concentration

    1.59-1.61%
  • Applications

    Polymerization of vinyl chloride. Laurox W-40-GD4 is widely used as an initiator for the suspension polymerization of vinyl chloride in the temperature range between 60°C and 80°C. In many cases Laurox W-40-GD4 is combined with a more active initiator such as a peroxydicarbonate (e.g. Trigonox EHP) to increase reactor efficiency. Reasons to use a water-based peroxide suspension instead of a solid or solvent-based peroxide are the following: enhanced safety, solvent free (no contamination of the VCM recycle stream), enhancement of PVC purity, easy to use (pumpable) in ‘closed reactor technology’, easy to dilute with water.

Market Segments

Polymer production

Detailed description

Laurox W-40-GD4 is widely used as an initiator for the suspension polymerization of vinyl chloride.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • PVC
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