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Luperox® 231 polymer initiator grades

Product

Luperox® 231 polymer initiator is used for the polymerization of styrene to form GPPS or HIPS, as well as the polymerization of acrylic monomers.  

Identity

CAS number
6731-36-8
Chemical name
1,1-di(tert-butylperoxy)-3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexane
Abbreviation
TMCH

1 hour half-life temperature in dodecane: 115°C

 

Available formulations:

  • Luperox® 231: Neat, 92% technically pure
  • Luperox® 231MO90: 90% active in white mineral oil
  • Luperox® 231M90: 90% active in hydrocarbon solvent
  • Luperox® 231M50: 50% active liquid in hydrocarbon solvent

Geographic availability

Worldwide