DMDO for adhesives and sealants

Product
Polythiols are reactive compounds

DMDO (1,8-Dimercapto-3,6-dioxaoctane) is a di-functional mercaptan compound commonly used in the manufacturing of epoxy glues or sulfurized polymers in adhesives fields.

Identity

CAS number
14970-87-7
Chemical name
1 ,8-Dimercapto-3,6-dioxaoctane, 1,2-Bis(2-mercaptoethoxy)ethane, 3,6-Dioxa-1,8-octanedithiol, Ethylene Glycol Bis(2-mercaptoethyl) Ether
Common name
DMDO

Properties

  • Flash point (closed cup): 129°C
  • Low mercaptan odor
  • Solubility in water (20°C): 1.5-2% in weight
  • Density (25°C): 1140 kg/m3
  • Boiling point (760 mm Hg): 225°C
  • Flexible and low viscosity compound

 

Geographic availability

Worldwide

Markets

  • Automotive and transportation
    • Adhesives and sealants
  • Building and construction
    • Adhesives
    • Sealants
  • Consumer goods
    • Adhesives and selants
  • Electronics and electrical
    • Adhesives and sealants

Applications

  • Epoxy glue
  • Functionnal polymer
  • Polysulfides sealant
 
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