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TMTD

Tetramethylthiuram disulfide
Powder Form
For primary or secondary accelerators


Specification
Unit
Typical Value
Appearance -
Pale white powder
Assay %
98.0 min
Initial melting point °C
142 min
Loss on drying %
0.40 max
Ash content %
0.30 max
Residues on 150µm sieve %
0.10 max
Typical Density g/cm3
1.425
 
Description

White to pale white fine powder, hardly soluble in water but soluble in organic solvents, like acetone, chloroform, ethers.

Also available in granular form and in oil-coated powder form.
 
Application

It is used as primary or secondary accelerator in the vulcanization of NR and elastomers, e.g. thiazoles, EPDM, NBR, SBR etc.

It offers fast vulcanization and can be used in non-sulfur vulcanization systems.
 
Caution for Storage

Store dry on pallets at cool and well-ventilated area, maximum 90% R.H., not exposed to heating or UV light. Avoid contact with water, acids and alkalis.
 
Packaging Paper bags (Net 25 kg each), palletised.

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