DiCup® R/Luperox® DCP dicumyl peroxide

Product
DiCup® dicumyl peroxide by Arkema

DiCup® R/Luperox® DCP dicumyl peroxide is used as a high temperature crosslinker in rubber and plastics applications. Compounds containing DiCup® R/ Luperox® DCP are processed at temperatures up to 250°F (121°C) and can be cured at temperatures above 300°F (149°C). DiCup® R/Luperox® DCP can be used also in the polymerization of expandable polystyrene as finisher and as synergist for fire retardant EPS applications.

Identity

CAS number
80-43-3
Chemical name
Dicumyl peroxide
Abbreviation
DCP

Geographic availability

Worldwide

Markets

  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Polymer modification
    • Polymerization
    • Wire and cable
  • General industry
    • Wire and cable
  • Paint, coatings and adhesives
    • Acrylic resins
  • Renewable energy
    • Wire and cable

Applications

  • PP visbreaking
  • Production of wire and cable
  • Thermoplastic elastomer vulcanizates
 
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