Foamazol™ 74 Chemical Foaming Agent (CFA) Product Data

ApplicationFoamazol™ 74 is intended for use in Polystyrene extrusion applications where very fine and uniform cells are required. Especially recommended for nucleation of direct gassed Polystyrene foams.
CharacteristicsEndothermic Decomposition
Regulatory StatusAll Raw Materials Are GRAS (generally regarded as safe)
Physical ApperanceSupplied as White Pellets
Technical Data
Decomposition Range145° C (293° F)
Processing RecommendationsMaximum gas yields are achieved when processing temperatures of 185-230° C (365-446° F) are reached
Usage Levels
Injection Molding0.5-2.0%
Extrusion0.5-2.5% for chemical foaming | 0.2-1.5% for nucleation
The information and recommendations made herein are based on the research of others and are believed to be accurate. However, nothing herein is to be taken as a warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of the information or the use of this product, and purchasers should make their own tests and evaluation to determine the suitability of this product in their application. Nothing herein is to be construed as a recommendation to use or as a license to operate under or to infringe any existing patents.