Trigonox 249 VR

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

Trigonox 249 VR is a special peroxide blend with a VR system, suitable for curing unsaturated polyester and vinylester resins at ambient conditions in conjunction with a metal accelerator.

  • Product name

    Trigonox 249 VR
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

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

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Europe, India, Middle East
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide
  • Applications

    Trigonox 249 VR 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 249 VR produces lower exotherms than standard MEKP’s and is useful in warm and hot weather climates. Applications include cast polymer and laminates. Trigonox 249 VR offers all the advantages of a red MEKP, except red parts. The vanishing red (VR) series of products includes a red indicator system that virtually disappears during cure. The red is there when you need it, but not in the finished product. Key features are: indicates initiator presence, monitor mixing, monitor cure by color, no more red parts.

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Trigonox 249 VR is a special peroxide blend with a VR system, suitable for curing unsaturated polyester and vinylester resins at ambient conditions in conjunction with a metal accelerator.

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Resin Transfer Molding,
  • Filament winding,
  • Vinylesters,
  • Hand lay up and spray up

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