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TAC TAICROS

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

TAC and TAICROS®


Improve the crosslinking efficiency.


TAC and TAICROS® are used for
  • Flexible pipes, hoses and heat shrink tubes for automotive, train or aerospace applications

  • Gaskets and sealings for automotive and chemical industry applications

  • Foams and damping materials for shoe soles, sport equipment and insulation applications

  • Cable insulations for automotive, aerospace and marine applications

  • Electrical and electronic components for automotive and electronic devices

  • Optical lenses and speciality glasses

  • Adhesives

  • Coatings with high chemical resistance

  • Solar module encapsulants

Why using TAC and TAICROS®

The advantage of using TAC and TAICROS® as coagents in peroxide or electron beam induced crosslinking is their ability to improve the crosslinking efficiency. This is advanatgeous in two directions. On one hand TAC or TAICROS® can be added on top of the regular peroxide concentration to increase the crosslinking density and improve all properties aligned with this. On the other hand, a part of the peroxide can be replaced by TAC or TAICROS® to reduce the disadvantages associated with the peroxide like volatile or toxic byproducts or blooming without a reduction of crosslinking degree. In cases where more expensive peroxides are required TAC and TAICROS® also help to reduce cost.