Complete Collection of Polyurethane Catalysts

Complete Collection of Polyurethane Catalysts
1、 Introduction to American Gas Product Numbering Company Product Numbering Products
amine catalyst
DABCO 33LVR A-33 33 33% diethylenediamine dipropylene glycol solution, industrial standard product. The chemical structure of triethylenediamine is unique, as it is a cage like compound with three ethylidenes connected to two nitrogen atoms. The structure of this bimolecule is very dense and symmetrical. From the structural formula, it can be seen that there is no substituent with high steric hindrance on the N atom, and its pair of empty electrons are easily accessible. In the foaming system, once the amino ester bond is formed, it will dissociate, which is conducive to further catalysis. For this reason, although triethylenediamine is not a strong base, it exhibits extremely high catalytic activity for the reaction of isocyanate groups and active hydrogen compounds. It is a strong gel catalyst.
Other companies with the same product brand, US GE: NIAX Catalyst A-33; Japan’s Dongcao: TEDA L33; Domestic manufacturers generally use A-33 as the product name.

DABCOR 1027 1027 modified triethylenediamine is used in monoethanol polyester and polyether sole solution systems, which can adjust fiber and demolding time.
DABCO 1028 1028 modified triethylenediamine is used in 1,4-butanediol polyester and polyether shoe sole solution systems, which can adjust fiber and demolding time.
DABCO 8154 8154 delayed triethylene diamine catalyst can improve the fluidity of foam. Delayed triethylenediamine can improve the fluidity of foam The formula needs a delayed starting time, or the formula needs a large number of traditional catalysts to obtain complete foam curing. The catalytic center of this catalyst is chemically inhibited by a type of ammonium salt, which contains multiple different combinations of ammonium salts, thus providing a regular foaming curve. Furthermore, the corrosiveness of this product is much lower than other delayed acting catalysts. Use: This product is suitable for all convenient injection molding, mold closing, and improved process molding foam. The only amino gel catalyst in this formula (or Y-33 catalytic sharing). Therefore, the catalysis can greatly improve the processing efficiency of the whole molding foam process. In molding and sheet formulation, this catalyst can be used as a co catalyst. This product can be added as high as 25% to the amino catalyst used, for better curing without affecting the chemical reaction at the front end
DABCO B16 B16 improves surface curing and is suitable for molding and other self skinning systems.
DABCO BDMA reduces brittleness and surface curing in high moisture formulations. Dimethylbenzylamine reduces brittleness and surface curing in high moisture formulations. Has good initial fluidity and uniform pores. Suitable for soft foam, hard foam and sandwich panel.
DABCO BL-11 A-1 70% solution of bis (dimethylaminoethyl) ether in propylene glycol, “foaming” type catalyst. A-1 catalyst is mainly used for the production of soft polyether polyurethane foam, and also can be used for hard foam for packaging. A-1 has a strong catalytic effect on water, so it can reduce the density of foam. It is used to control the reaction producing gas, accounting for about 80%, and it is used to control the gel reaction, accounting for about 20%. The catalyst has high activity and low dosage. The foaming rise and gel time can be controlled by adjusting the dosage of the series. A-1 is shared with organotin catalyst, which can significantly improve the production tolerance of foam plastics, ensure that unnecessary quality problems will not occur due to careless operation or small errors of the metering system in production, and produce high-quality soft foam plastics. A-1 catalyst is widely used in various formulations of polyurethane foam, especially for the production of high resilience, semi-rigid foam and low-density foam.
Other companies with the same product brand, US GE: NIAX Catalyst A-1; Toyocat ET; Domestic manufacturers generally use A-1 as the product name.
DABCO BL-17 BL-17 is a bis (dimethylaminoethyl) ether derivative with delayed reaction effect.
DABCO BL-22 BL-22 serotonin has a strong foaming effect and can replace BL-11.
DABCO Crystal solid amine solid triethylenediamine, industrial standard product.
DABCO CS-90 CS-90 composite amine has a strong “foaming” effect, improves the density gradient and opening effect of foam, and can reduce the corner cracking of box foam.
DABCO DC-2R DC-2 special compound amine, suitable for hard spray accelerated curing, excellent storage stability.
DABCO DMAEE DMAEE low odor surface curing catalyst, shared with major basic catalysts such as 33LV.
DABCO DMDEE DMDEE “foaming” catalyst is especially suitable for single component sealing foam, which is miscible with MDI without reaction. Diamorpholine diethyl ether is an amine catalyst suitable for water curing systems. It is a strong foaming catalyst, and due to the steric hindrance effect of amino groups, components containing NCO can have a long storage period. It is mainly used for one component rigid polyurethane foam system, as well as polyether and polyester polyurethane soft foam, semi rigid foam, CASE material, etc.
DABCO DMEA DMEA mild equilibrium catalyst with short milky time. In polyurethane foam plastics, DMEA is an auxiliary catalyst, and DMEA is also a reactive catalyst, which can be used in the formulation of polyurethane soft foam and polyurethane hard foam. There is a hydroxyl group in the molecule of DMEA that can react with isocyanate groups, so DMEA can bind to polymer molecules and is not as volatile as triethylamine. DMEA dimethylethanolamine has a wide range of uses and can be used to prepare coatings that can be diluted with water; Dimethylethanolamine is also a raw material for dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate, which is used to prepare anti-static agents, soil conditioners, conductive materials, paper additives, and flocculants; Also used as a water treatment agent to prevent boiler corrosion
DABCO EG EG gel catalyst, 33% ethylene glycol solution of triethylenediamine, used in the ethylene glycol system of shoe materials.
DABCO NE200 (new) NE200 special low atomization reaction type “foaming” catalyst.
DABCO NE400 (new) NE400 low odor, special low atomization reaction catalyst, used for polyester foam.
DABCO NE500 (new) NE500 special low atomization reaction type “gelation” catalyst can greatly reduce odor and atomization.
DABCO NE600 (new) NE600 special low atomization reaction type “foaming” catalyst can greatly reduce odor and atomization.
DABCO NE1060 (new) NE1060 special low atomization reaction type “gelation” catalyst.
DABCO S-25 S-25 gel catalyst, 25% triethylenediamine, 75% 1,4 butanediol mixture.
DABCO T T foaming catalyst with low atomization effect, used for packaging materials.
DABCO TMR TMR is used for polyisocyanurate (PIR) to accelerate final curing without affecting milk white time.
DABCO TMR-2 TMR-2 is used for polyisocyanurate (PIR), but the reaction is mild and can shorten the demoulding time of rigid foam.
DABCO TMR-3 TMR-3 is used for polyisocyanurate (PIR), but the reaction is the slowest and has a delayed effect.
DABCO TMR-4 TMR-4 trimerization catalyst provides excellent fluidity effect.
DABCO TMR-30 DMP-30 tri (dimethylaminomethyl) -2,4,6-phenol basic trimerization catalyst.
DABCO XDMTM XDM auxiliary catalyst can improve the appearance and solidification of the epidermis.
POLYCATR5 PC5 strong “foaming” catalyst, hard foam industry standard catalyst, can improve the fluidity of foam. Pentamethyldiethylenetriamine is a highly active catalyst for polyurethane reaction. It mainly catalyzes foaming reaction, and is also used to balance overall foaming and gel reaction. It is widely used in various polyurethane rigid foams, including polyisocyanurate board rigid foams. Because of its strong foaming effect, it can improve the fluidity of foam, so it can improve the product production process and increase the production capacity. It is often shared with DMCHA, etc. Pentamethyethylenetriamine is used as a catalyst for polyurethane foam formulation alone, and can also be shared with other catalysts. When used alone as a hard foam catalyst, the dosage range is 1.0-2.0 parts per 100 parts of polyols.
In addition to hard foam formulation, pentamethyldiethylenetriamine can also be used in the production of polyether polyurethane soft block foam and molded foam. For example, 70% of pentamethylenethylenetriamine is mainly used in the formulation of soft foam products. This catalyst has high activity, fast foaming speed, and the product has high toughness and load-bearing capacity. For every 100 parts of polyether in the soft foam, 0.1-0.5 parts of the catalyst can achieve better post catalyst performance. It can also be used as an auxiliary catalyst for hard bubbles.
Other companies with the same product brand, US GE: NIAX Catalyst C-5; Toyocat DT; Domestic manufacturers generally use C-5 as the product name.
POLYCAT8 PC8 dimethylcyclohexylamine, standard catalyst. N. The main use of N-dimethylcycloamine is as a catalyst for rigid polyurethane foam, which has a wide range of applications. In addition, it can also be used as a stabilizer for fuel oil; To prevent the formation of oil residue, it is a stable additive for petroleum fractions at 150-480 ℃; Used as raw materials for pharmaceuticals and pesticides, used as fungicides, disinfectants, leveling agents, and anti-static agents.
DMCHA is a low viscosity, moderately active amine catalyst used for refrigerator rigid foam, sheet metal, spraying, and on-site injection of polyurethane rigid foam. The catalyst acts as a catalyst for both gel and foaming, and provides a relatively balanced catalytic performance for the foaming reaction of hard foam and gel reaction. It has moderate catalytic activity for the reaction of water and isocyanate. It is a strong initial catalyst for foam reaction. In addition to being used for hard foam, it can also be used as an auxiliary catalyst for molding soft foam and semi hard foam.
Dimethylcyclohexylamine is particularly suitable for preparing two-component systems and is soluble in many hard foam polyols and additives. When combined, it has stable neutral properties, great adjustability, and can be stored for a long time.
Other companies with the same product brand, US GE: NIAX Catalyst C-8; Toyocat DMCH; Domestic manufacturers generally use C-8 as the product name.
POLYCAT9 PC9 tertiary amine, low odor hard catalyst, can replace dimethylcyclohexylamine, especially suitable for hard spraying systems.
POLYCAT12 PC12 tertiary amine catalyst, with weak reactivity, can increase the hardness of foam.
POLYCAT17 PC17 balance, low atomization catalyst, can improve surface curing, especially suitable for products such as headrests.
POLYCAT18 (new) PC-18 special co catalyst, delayed onset time without affecting final curing; Improve the curing of the upper edge of the board.
POLYCAT33 PC-33 modified dimethylcyclohexylamine, low odor hard catalyst, industrial standard product.
POLYCAT41 PC-41 trimeric catalyst with excellent foaming effect; Suitable for various hard foam systems with high moisture content, it can shorten the demolding time. Triazine catalyst is a highly active trimeric co catalyst with excellent foaming ability, usually shared with other catalysts. Mainly used for catalyzing the reaction between polyurethane (PU) and polyisocyanurate (PIR), in fact, the catalytic activity of PU is slightly higher than that of PIR reaction. It is commonly used in laminated board polyurethane rigid foam, spray rigid foam, molded rigid foam, and is more suitable for PIR rigid foam board. Various foaming agents (including all water foaming) and other processes have excellent performance in water foaming rigid foam systems. It is also suitable for microporous polyurethane elastomer and high resilience foam plastic products.
POLYCAT48 PC48 special equilibrium catalyst can help improve fluidity and dimensional stability, making it particularly suitable for low-density formulations and can be used alone or in combination with other catalysts.
POLYCAT58 PC58 has a low odor and a surface curing catalyst.
POLYCAT77 PC77 balanced reaction catalyst, excellent opening and surface curing effect, can enhance the resilience of molded foam.
POLYCAT92 PC92 special serotonin, which prolongs milk white and reduces sponge rupture loss, is suitable for low to high density formulas, especially suitable for slow rebound.
Metal catalysts
DABCO K-15 K-15 70% potassium octanoate in diethylene glycol solution, standard PIR catalyst.
DABCO T9 T9 100% stannous octanoate, an industrial standard tin catalyst.
DABCO T12 T12 Dibutyltin dilaurate, suitable for coatings or PU resins. Dibutyl tin silicate is a catalyst with strong gel property, which can be used for elastomer, adhesive, sealant, coating, rigid foam, molded foam, RIM, etc. It can be used with amine catalyst for high-speed production of high-density structural foam, spray pattern hard foam and hard foam plate. February dibutyltin silicate is also a heat stabilizer mainly used in the processing of PVC soft transparent products, as a catalyst for silicone rubber, and as a photothermal stabilizer for polyamide and phenolic resins.
The DABCO 120 120 tetravalent tin catalyst reacts faster and more stably than T-12.
POLYCAT46 PC46 potassium acetate in ethylene glycol solution is the strongest trimerization catalyst.
2、 GE Catalyst in the United States
NIAX Catalyst A-33
NIAX Catalyst A-33 contains a liquid catalyst of 33% triethylenediamine. This highly active tertiary amine catalyst promotes the reaction between isocyanate and polyol to make foam crosslinked. And give soft polyurethane foam good mechanical properties. If used in conjunction with NIAX catalyst A-1, the optimal efficiency of catalyst A-33 can be achieved.
NIAX Catalyst A-1
NIAX catalyst A-1 is a highly active polyurethane catalyst containing 70% bis (dimethylaminoethyl) ether bis (2-dimethyl1-aminoethyl) ether. It is widely used in the production of all types of foamed plastics, and is especially used in soft foamed plastics that need high permeability foam structure and are difficult to process.
——The strong catalytic effect of A-1 on water and isocyanates achieves equilibrium in the reaction between polyols and isocyanates.
——Adjusting the amount of A-1 can control the rising and setting time of foam, but it does not affect the operating range of tin catalyst.
——A-1 Minimize the density gradient of the whole foam block and the compression permanent deformation of the model foam plastic.
——This catalyst is water-soluble and therefore easy to measure.
NIAX Catalyst A-210
NIAX catalyst A-210 is a liquid delayed composite amine catalyst product with low odor and water solubility, which has a high catalytic effect on ordinary and flame retardant flexible polyurethane foam.
——Delayed composite amine catalysts
——Good chemical reaction balance between hair blowing and gel
——Wide tolerance for the use of tin catalysts
——The catalytic function and usage are the same as A-33 (liquid 33% triethylenediamine)
——After use, the product has better physical properties and a narrower performance slope
——In addition, it can slow down the initiation of chemical reactions, making processes that generally require longer component mixing times, such as “box foaming,” have a significant effect
——Reduce pore formation
——Combined with dichloroethane foaming
NIAX Catalyst A-300
NIAX amine catalyst A-300 is a delayed crosslinking catalyst designed specifically for the production of polyurethane molded automotive seat cushions and backrests. The foamed plastic will be more open, but at the same time, the stability of the foaming formula will be maintained, and the foam will not collapse.
——Delayed crosslinking tertiary amine composite catalysts.
——The crosslinking effect of A-300 is the same as A-33 (33% triethylenediamine).
——After foaming, slow down the rate of viscosity increase and improve fluidity. Provide sufficient time to evenly distribute the foaming materials within the mold cavity.

NIAX Catalyst A-400
NIAX catalyst A-400 is a water-soluble tertiary amine composite catalyst used for molding polyurethane foam plastics, which has delayed catalytic effect, and is specially designed for the production of automobile seat cushions. A-400 can be measured separately by mixing with water or polyether polyols. It has a good effect on lasting pouring time and increasing open foam structure. A-400 and A-300 are both new types of delayed catalytic reactions. A-400 and A-300 are both new types of delayed acting catalysts.
——It has a delayed hair blowing effect, which increases the whitening time of the road milk.
——Especially suitable for complex mold grooves that require a long time for pouring processing.
——Has lower or no corrosiveness to low-carbon steel.
——Foam plastic products can last for a long time without decay.
——Make more open cell foamed plastics to reduce the rolling and opening force. (Force to crush)
NIAX Catalyst C-225
C-225 C-225 delayed hair blowing and cross-linking balance, improving fluidity. NIAX catalyst C-225 is an amine catalyst for fast demoulding and high resilience polyurethane foam. This catalyst can balance the foam formation reaction and the thermal reaction, optimize the fluidity of the reaction mixture, and shorten the demoulding time at the same time. Balancing the formation of reactions and thermal reactions, optimizing the fluidity of the reaction mixture, and simultaneously shortening the demolding time. So NIAX catalyst C-225 is the best additive for rotary production lines.
NIAX Catalyst A-107
The NIAX amine catalyst A-107 is a delayed blowing catalyst. Catalyze the reaction between water and isocyanates. After stirring and mixing the various components of polyurethane, there is a longer milky white time. Provide sufficient time for the milky white polyurethane liquid to fill the mold.
——It is a delayed blowing catalyst.
——Make open cell foam plastic.
——It is a complex of A-1.
——Extend the milky white polyurethane liquid to fill the mold space as much as possible.
——Compared to A-1, to achieve the same hair blowing effect, 1.33 parts of A-107 should be used instead of 1 part of A-1.
The catalyst AN-260 is a liquid diamine catalyst, which balances the gel and blow action. It can be used in the production of low-density to high-density foam plastics, and is also specially designed for the formulation containing dichloromethane or other auxiliary foaming agents that can make foam unstable.
——With balanced gel and hair blowing functions, the foamed plastic has excellent air permeability
——The catalytic function and usage are the same as A-33 (liquid 33% triethylenediamine)
——Provide the widest range of tin catalyst usage and the best processing conditions
——Under the condition of using dichloromethane foaming, there is the most appropriate gel speed
——It can provide the same high-quality foam whether it is used in the mixed system of full epoxy propane polyether or ethylene oxide polyether

Product Number Company Product Number Product Introduction for Other Countries
PC CAT DBU DBU 1,8 diazabicyclo [5,4,0] undecen-7, strong gel catalyst.
SMP SMP composite tertiary amine, increase the hardness of foam
AS-33 AS-33 modified triethylenediamine, delayed catalyst, molded, box, soft foam
PCCAT NP15 Np15 bis – (3-dimethylaminopropyl) amino-2-propanolamine, low odor, high rebound
DMBA Dimethylbenzylamine
ZF-1 low atomization, foaming catalyst, can replace A-1
TMEDA Tetramethylethylenediamine Assisted Catalyst
TMPTA Tetramethylpropanediamine Assisted Catalyst
L-33 low atomization, gel type catalyst, performance can replace A-33
NMM N-methylmorpholine, polyurethane fast foam, open cell
DMP 1,4-dimethylpiperazine, self skinning

The catalyst is a reactive low atomization equilibrium tertiary amine catalyst. Since the foam products involved in the reaction and production of the catalyst will not emit amine vapor, they can be used for molding foam, semi hard foam for packaging, etc. The catalyst will not corrode metal and will not pollute PVC products.

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