Braskem America Isoprene

Braskem America Isoprene is a high-purity liquid hydrocarbon that serves as a binder & resin in CASE ingredients and a processing aid in plastics & elastomers. It is compatible with Isoprene Rubber (IR), Butyl Rubber (IIR), and Styrene Isoprene Styrene (SIS). This product is particularly well-suited for specialty rubbers in healthcare applications and finds use in adhesive and compound formulations, including pressure-sensitive adhesive. With its high purity, Braskem America Isoprene ensures top-quality performance in various industrial applications.

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Functions: Binder & Resin, Processing Aid

Chemical Family: Hydrocarbons

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Butyl Rubber (IIR), Isoprene Rubber (IR), Styrene Isoprene Styrene (SIS)

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Physical Form
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Puritymin. 99.5% wtInternal
Dimersmax. 0.1% wtInternal
Acetylenes (Butino‐2, 2‐Methyl‐Buten‐1‐yne‐3) ¹max. 10ppm wtInternal
Carbonyl Contentmax. 10ppm wtASTM D‐4423
Alpha + Beta Olefins (3‐Methyl‐Butene‐1 + 2‐Methyl‐Butene‐1 + 3‐Pentene‐1 + Cis‐Pentene‐2 + 2‐Methyl‐Butene‐2 + Pentene‐1) ²max. 0.5% wtInternal
Cyclopentadienemax. 0.5ppm wtInternal
Sulfur Contentmax. 5ppm wtASTM D‐5453
Halogensmax. 10ppm wtASTM D‐5808
Peroxidesmax. 1ppm wtASTM E‐298
Water Contentmax. 500ppm wtASTM E‐203
Alcohols (Terc‐Butanol, i‐Propanol, n‐Propanol, Allyl Alcohol) ³max. 10ppm wtInternal
Alenes (Pentadiene‐1,2 + 3‐Methyl‐Butadiene‐1,2) ⁴max. 10ppm wtInternal
TBC100 - 150ppm wtASTM D‐1157
Acetonitrilemax. 5ppm wtInternal
Pentadiene‐1.4max. 10ppm wtInternal
Piperylenes (Trans + Cis‐Pentadiene‐1,3) ⁵max. 10ppm wtInternal

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