Trigonox 178 Red

Product Line Organic peroxides

Trigonox® 178 Red is a slower reactivity MEKP/CHP blend for curing promoted unsaturated polyester matrices at room temperature used to suppress exotherm in thick or hot parts.

  • Brand

    Trigonox®
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    1338-23-4; 80-15-9
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Latin America, North America
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide and cumyl hydroperoxide solution in 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol diisobutanoate
  • Molecular drawing

    Organic peroxide
  • Applications

    Trigonox® 178 Red is a convenient pre-blended initiator suitable for curing unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and acrylic thermosetting resins at ambient conditions in conjunction with a metal salt. Trigonox® 178 Red produces lower exotherms than standard MEKP’s and is useful in warm and hot weather climates. Applications include cast polymer and laminates. Additional end-use information is available in various application sheets or directly from your Nouryon representative.

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Trigonox® 178 Red is a slower reactivity MEKP/CHP blend for curing promoted unsaturated polyester matrices at room temperature used to suppress exotherm in thick or hot parts.

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Centrifugal casting,
  • Resin Transfer Molding,
  • Infusion,
  • Hand lay-up & spray-up
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