DIC's alkylphenols have a broad range of applications including use as the raw materials for surfactants and synthetic resins such as phenolic resins, antioxidants for polymers and oils, and polymerization inhibitors for polymerizable monomers.
PTBP is a type of high purity alkylphenol manufactured from phenol and isobutylene using DIC's proprietary techniques. It is used as a molecular weight modifier for polycarbonate resin and as a raw material in synthetic resins such as phenolic resins. In order to respond to various applications, DIC sells regular grade "DIC-PTBP" and special grade "PTBP" with the amount of impurities held to the absolute minimum.
TBC has a broad range of applications including being used as a polymerization inhibitor for styrene, butadiene, and other polymerizable monomers, an antioxidant for polymers and oils, and a stabilizer for various organic compounds. DIC sells "DIC-TBC" in convenient-to-handle pellets of 100% solid content, an 85% aqueous solution "DIC-TBC-W", and liquid types dissolved in various solvents.
Other Major Products
Isobutylene/OTBP/2.4DTBP/2.6DTBP/MTBP/1-2 Butylene oxide