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Heavy Mercaptans

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Arkema offers a range of linear and tertiary mercaptans, used primarily as chain transfer agents to control molecular weight, as antioxidants, or in polymerization.

Arkema’s linear mercaptans, including Normal Octyl Mercaptan (NOM) and Normal Dodecyl Mercaptan (NDM), are used primarily in the plastics and rubber industry as a chain tranfer agent (CTA) during the polymerization process of various materials (PMMA, ABS acrylics, and more). They can also be used as building blocks for high performance antioxidants.

The line of tertiary mercaptans include Tertiary Dodecyl Mercaptan (TDM), which is used in radical polymerization processes to control molecular weight in the manufacturing of SBR latex and styrene based polymers. as well as for lubricant additives. Tertiary Nonyl Mercaptan (TNM) is used for making lubricant additives.

Hexylene Glycol

  • Product

Hexylene Glycol or HG is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone which has two alcohol functions. It has a low evaporation rate and it is completely miscible with water.

 

It is mainly used as a solvent or coupling agent. It is a potential substitute for glycol ethers. It is also an effective shrinkage reduction admixture or SRA for concrete and mortar. Hexylene glycol can also be used as a building block in chemical synthesis.

 

Hexylene glycol is a key solvent in many markets such as paints & coatings, metal working fluids, detergency, cosmetics & fragrances, textiles & leather.

Hydrazine Hydrate

  • Product range

As a water-based solution, Hydrazine Hydrate and its Derivatives are supplied by Arkema to be widely used as reducing agent, blowing agent, corrosion inhibitor, oxygen scavenger or intermediate of synthesis.


Our product found applications in various industrial sectors such as Water Treatment, Polymerization, Agrochemicals, and Pharmaceuticals.


REACH Registration Nr.01-2119492624-31-0004

Hypophosphorous acid

  • Product range

Febex developped a 50% hypophosphorous acid from its own sodium hypophosphite, with the possibility to adapt material for each of our customers. Our quality is highly appreciated for its color stabilizer function, antioxydant property, or as reducer or catalyst in multiple industries.

Hypophosphorous acid 50%

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Our hypophosphorous acid is recognized for its quality, stability and ease of use. It is packaged in casks and IBC. Bulk deliveries are also possible.

Hypophosphorous acid pharma grade

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We have developed a hypophosphorous acid grade meeting the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical industry, thanks to our expertise on this market.