AkzoNobel is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Dicumyl peroxide (DCP). It is marketed under the brand name of Paradox BC.
Dicumyl peroxide (DCP) is used for the cross linking of natural and synthetic rubbers, as well as thermoplastic polyolefins. Dicumyl peroxide is a special purpose high temperature initiator for the curing of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and acrylic thermosetting resins in the temperature range of 100-140°C.
Uses of crosslinking peroxides:
Peroxides are used to crosslink:
- Natural Rubber
- Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
- Nitrile Rubber
- Hydrogenated Nitrile Rubber
PERKADOX BC-40 K
PERKADOX BC 40S