Product Name: Dicyclopentadiene CAS NO: 77-73-6
Chemical & Physical Properties:
Appearance : Pale yellow clear liquid
Boiling Point:170℃ at 760 mmHg
Insoluble in water. miscible in acetone and ethanol.
Used as the material in producing adamantane, metallocene, pentanedial, norbornene, amino carboxylic ester, epoxy resin curing agent, CCMP(2-chlor-5-chlor methylpyridine), anti-flammability and chlorimated DCPD, and is widely used in the medical field along with other areas such as pesticide, spice, curry and synthetic rubber. Besides, dicyclopentadiene is a kind of high-energy fuel.
Dicyclopentadiene, abbreviated DCPD. Its energy density is 10,975 Wh/l. Dicyclopentadiene is coproduced in large quantities in the steam cracking of naphtha and gas oils to ethylene. The major use is in resins, particularly, unsaturated polyester resins. It is also used in inks, adhesives, and paints.
The top seven suppliers worldwide together had an annual capacity in 2001 of 395 million pounds (179 kilotonnes).
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