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Additives and Chemicals Additives and Chemicals

DIC Corporation is working to develop various products in printing inks, organic pigments, and synthetic resins based on fine chemicals. In the field of additives as well, we are developing next-generation products through the application elemental technologies we have cultivated over the years to respond to increasing demands from society.

Additives and Chemicals Additives and Chemicals

Product List

  • Fluorochemicals

    Functional Products

    Fluorochemicals

    • Electronics
    • Display

    Based on the unique properties of the fluorine atom, fluorochemicals are chemicals that possess various characteristics that other organic compounds cannot achieve. DIC features a lineup of fluorochemicals that includes fluorosurfactants which possess advanced leveling capabilities.

    Representative Products

    MEGAFACE - Surfactants/Surface Modifiers / DIFENSA OP - Low Refractive Index UV-curable Resins

  • Modifiers

    Functional Products

    Modifiers

    • Electronics
    • Automotive
    • Functional Materials

    DIC has a broad range of polymer modifiers that includes plasticizers, stabilizers, processing aids, and highly functional modifiers. We are working to meet the challenge of developing superior products that aim for even higher quality and functionality based on techniques that have been cultivated over the years.

    Representative Products

    POLYCIZER, MONOCIZER, EPOCIZER - Highly Functional Plasticizers/Modifiers.

  • Alkylphenols

    Functional Products

    Alkylphenols

    • Automotive

    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.

    Representative Products

    DIC-PTBP, PTBP - 4-Tertiary Butylphenol / DIC-POP - 4-Octylphenol

  • Metal Carboxylates

    Functional Products

    Metal Carboxylates

    • Automotive

    Metal carboxylates are chemical substances consisting of metal and the long-chain fatty acid. The catalysis of the metal is applied and used as a curing promoter and adhesion promoter. Metal carboxylates acts an accelerator of the chemical reaction.
    The metal carboxylates are used in various applications. Key properties include its beneficial characteristics as organic metal compounds.
    DIC possess the technology to design various kind of metal carboxylates; please contact to your local DIC representative.

    Representative Products

    DICNATE - Metal Carboxylates

  • Sulphur Chemicals

    Functional Products

    Sulphur Chemicals

    • Automotive

    Extreme Pressure Additives (EP Additives) are lubricant compounds that are suitable for applications that involve high pressure settings such as in gear assembly, metal working and metal cutting. DIC's DAILUBE sulfurized series product line provides users with a range of premium grade sulfur based lubricant additives that can be used to create formulations that are specific to their metal working requirement.
    DIC manufactures DAILUBE products with a commitment to the environment. This prevents any possible contamination to the world’s ecosystem. DIC's production maintains sustainability in its many processes.
    DIC currently has 20%-30% market share of EP Additives globally and focuses on continuous and environmentally responsible growth.
    DAILUBE sulfurized additives can also be used as stabilizers in petroleum refining.

    Representative Products

    DAILUBE - Sulphur Chemicals

  • Firefighting Foam

    Functional Products

    Firefighting Foam

    • House Equipment / Infrastructure
    • Functional Materials

    MEGAFOAM is a fluorine-based firefighting foam with a broad range of application, from water-insoluble flammable liquid fires, represented by gasoline, to water-soluble flammable liquid fires, represented by methanol which had previously been considered difficult to extinguish. MEGAFOAM's extinguishing performance has been highly evaluated with its numerous records of extinguishments and it holds the top share in the Japanese domestic market. MEGAFOAM is especially recommended for public fire departments which are required extinguishing ability of unspecified types of fires.

    Representative Products

    MEGAFOAM - Firefighting Foam