The Vikoflex® line of epoxy plasticizers is dervied from renewable resources, like epoxidized linseed oil, soybeans and tall oil fatty acid esters. So as a flexible PVC producer, you can rely on Vikoflex® being not only a green option, but it is also one of the highest quality, dual-function epoxidized vegetable oils available on the market today.
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Applications for Vikoflex® include:
- PVD Plasticization: improves low temperature properties of flesible PVC
- Acid and Mercaptan Scavenging: for use in Agricultural formuations
- Additives for Specialty Coatings, Adhesives, Urethanes: aids in flexibility or hardening
- Reactive Diluents: for use in epoxy resin, cationic and UV cure applications
- Additives to Polyurethane Flexible Foam - for "greener" system components
- Intermediates: for surfactants, and lube and fuel additives
Vikoflex® 4050 Epoxidized Vegetable Oil
Vikoflex® 4050 is a low temperature octyl epoxy ester plasticizer which provides improved heat and light stability in vinyl formulations.
Vikoflex® 5075 Epoxidized Vegetable Oil
Vikoflex® 5075 is a high quality monomeric epoxy plasticizer which offers low volatility, low temperature flexibility and high compatibility in polyvinyl chloride systems. The low viscosity of Vikoflex® 5075 epoxidized propylene glycol dioleate plasticizer makes it suitable for plastisol and organosol formulations. The epoxy functionality provides excellent heat and light stability.
Vikoflex® 7170 Epoxidized Vegetable Oil
Vikoflex® 7170 adds a new dimension to improvements in epoxidized soybean oils. High oxirane efficiency from specially processed soybean oil produces a total compatibility and stabilization performance which is improved to many present and past commercial products.
Vikoflex® 7190 Epoxidized Vegetable Oil
Vikoflex® 7190 is a specialized premium-quality epoxidized linseed oil with outstanding performance properties distinguishing it from all currently available epoxidized linseed oils. Its high compatibility and heat and light stability enable Vikoflex® 7190 epoxidized linseed oil to function as a primary, polymeric type, plasticizer-stabilizer.