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Catalysts & Inhibitors


Catalysts and retarders are part of any silicone elastomer formulation. Retarders are mainly used to adjust or extend the desired shelf life, while catalysts are needed for the crosslinking reaction.

CATALYSTORS | Characteristics

  • Control of pot life
  • Adjustment of curing time

EXTENDERS | Characteristics

  • To extend the desired shelf life
  • To adjust the potting and demolding times

Finding the right silicone for your application is not limited to CHT’s product portfolio. Our technical team will partner with you to either modify specifications in a current product or custom formulate a new one to meet your exact requirements.

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Product Listing

Code Description Request Sample TDS SDS
ALPA-KAT 1 Platinum catalyst in vinyl siloxane
ALPA-KAT 10 Platinum catalyst in vinyl siloxane
MM CAT B5 NT Catalyst
MM CAT L6W NT Catalyst
MM CAT R 5 NT Catalyst
MM CAT W Catalyst
QSil PLE Cure Rate Modifier for Platinum Catalyzed Silicone Materials