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The world's leading methyl ethyl ketone peroxides

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Butanox® is the world’s leading brand of methyl ethyl ketone peroxides (MEKP). These products are used for the curing of thermoset resins and coatings. Butanox is a vital ingredient in everything from wind turbines and composite lift bridges to racing yachts and chemical storage tanks. Look around you and chances are you'll see AkzoNobel’s influence.

The world’s top producers of unsaturated polyester resins (UP) rely on Butanox. Why? Because Butanox is the benchmark in the glassfiber reinforced plastics (GRP) industry. It is recognized as the best MEKP for use across the entire range of reactivity of your UP resin. It is also the most stable MEKP on the market, with a guaranteed low water content.

Choose Butanox for quality and innovation

For over half a century, Butanox has earned an industry-wide reputation for outstanding product quality, safety and innovation. One example is our Vanishing Red (VR) series of MEKPs. These unique materials leave no red color in the final resin, while providing all of the benefits of normal dyed peroxides. Or AkzoNobel’s Butanox M-50. This low water-content methyl ethyl ketone peroxide contains no polar compounds such as glycols and is the best possible answer to the problem of osmosis in boat building.

Our manufacturing sites and distribution centers are found all around the globe. That’s how we ensure security of supply and easy access to quality products wherever you are.

If you’re looking for methyl ethyl ketone peroxides then Butanox is your brand of choice. Butanox. A guarantee of quality and reliability.

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* In North America our MEKPs are offered under the Cadox® trademark.