DMDO for chain transfer agent
DMDO (1,8-Dimercapto-3,6-dioxaoctane) is a di-functional chain transfer agent commonly used in the manufacturing of acrylic polymers.
DMDO is also a low odor mercaptan well suited in the substitution of thiolactic acid for example.
1,8-Dimercapto-3,6-dioxaoctane, 1,2-Bis(2-mercaptoethoxy)ethane, 3,6-Dioxa-1,8-octanedithiol, Ethylene Glycol Bis(2-mercaptoethyl) Ether
- 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
Chemical and plastics industry
- Polymer engineering
Packaging and Paper
Paint, coatings and adhesives
- Adhesives and sealants
Chain transfer agent