Di T Butyl Peroxide (DTBP)

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What is Di-tert-butyl peroxide (DTBP)

Di tert butyl peroxide, also known as di tert butyl peroxide, is an organic compound with chemical formula C8H18O2.

It is a colorless liquid, miscible with benzene, petroleum ether and other organic solvents, and insoluble in water.

It is mainly used as a synthetic resin initiator, photopolymerization sensitizer, rubber vulcanizer, diesel ignition promoter, and also used in organic synthesis.

Di-tert-butyl peroxide (DTBP) Info

Molecular formula: C8H18O2
Molecular weight: 146.22
CAS No.: 110-05-4
Density: 0.794 (20 ℃)
Melting point: - 40 ℃
Boiling point: 111 ℃
Flash point: 9 ℃

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Figure 1 - Di-tert-butyl peroxide(DTBP)index

Main Purpose of Di-tert-butyl peroxide(DTBP)

As a modifier of dry oil, the product can significantly improve the dryness of castor oil, whale oil, tung oil, soybean oil and linseed oil. When added to other plastics, its glossiness and drug resistance can be improved. As a crosslinking agent, it can be used in silicone rubber, synthetic rubber and natural rubber, polyethylene, EVA and EPT. As polymerization initiator, it can be used in polystyrene and polyethylene.