A leading manufacturer of high performance smart materials such as thermoset composites and coatings materials, Dixie Chemical works closely with customers to identify the best performing product for their application. We offer standard or tailored formulations of products for our customer’s processes.
Dixie is committed to addressing industry challenges by promoting alternative thermoset materials for the composites industry. Recently, Dixie helped to lobby for additional composites research and Dr. Karana Shah, Vice President of Technology at Dixie, has been elected to the Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) Board of Directors.
Furthering composites research and utilization starts with the future generation of manufacturers. The chemical company sponsored a Composites Engineering Competition at the 2019 MakeHarvard event and was a sponsor of the 2019 IMAGINE Chemistry competition.
ChloroglycerineCAS: 96-24-2 (CG)
Major end uses include an intermediate in the manufacture of cough remedies, intermediate for dye production. Also used in the preparation of amides for personal care. Made under Kosher standards.
REACH #: 01-2119490066-37-XXXX
PropyleneimineCAS: 75-55-8 (PI)
REACH #: 01-2119442288-35-XXXX
|DCA 221||PolygylcoldiamineCAS: 4246-51-9|
PolygylcoldiamineCAS: 4246-51-9 (DCA 221)
The major end use for this material is as a curing agent for epoxy resins. The final end use is either in adhesive systems, tooling or electrical potting and encapsulation. It is also used as a chemical intermediate for the preparation of polyamide curing agents and several others use it in a urethane system. The material is approved as a component in adhesives for potable water piping systems. (Polygylcoldiamine)
|DDSA||Dodecenylsuccinic AnhydrideCAS: 26544-38-7|
Dodecenylsuccinic AnhydrideCAS: 26544-38-7 (DDSA)
Primary uses for DDSA are as a curing agent in epoxy resins systems and in the preparation of imides in lubricants.
|ECA 106||Anhydride Curing AgentCAS: Blend|
Anhydride Curing AgentCAS: Blend (ECA 106)
Low viscosity, precatalyzed anhydride epoxy curing agent. A blend of MTHPA & THPA, ECA 106 converts epoxy resins into highly crosslinked polymers. Ideal for laminating and filament winding applications.
|ECA 100H||Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend|
Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend (ECA 100H)
Low viscosity, low color, non-crystalizing anhydride epoxy curing agent. A blend of HHPA, MHHPA & MTHPA, ECA 100H is a cost effective anhydride curing agent, while still delivering excellent physical & electrical properties.
|ECA 100NC||Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend|
Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend (ECA 100NC)
Low viscosity, low color, non-crystalizing anhydride epoxy curing agent. A blend of HHPA, MHHPA & MTHPA.
|ECA 100KA||Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend|
Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend (ECA 100KA)
Low viscosity, precatalyzed anhydride epoxy curing agent. A blend of HHPA, MHHPA & MTHPA, ECA 100KA is used for converting epoxy resins into highly crosslinked polymers. Ideal for laminating and filament winding applications.
|ECA 100||Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend|
Anhydride Epoxy Curing AgentCAS: Blend (ECA 100)
Light colored, low viscosity, anhydride epoxy curing agent. A blend of MTHPA & THPA, ECA 100 converts epoxy resins into highly crosslinked polymers with excellent physical and electrical properties.
GlycidolCAS: 556-52-5 (Glycidol)
Used in urethane coatings and caulks, chlorinated solvent stabilizer and an additive in hydraulic fluids. Glycidol is also used in the manufacture of surfactants.
|HHPA||Hexahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 85-42-7|
Hexahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 85-42-7 (HHPA)
Material is used as a building block for coatings and thermoset composite resins. Also used as an epoxy-curing agent in high-performance electrical applications.
REACH #: 01-2119486666-21-XXXX
|MAESO||Maleinated Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean OilCAS: 881692-29-1|
Maleinated Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean OilCAS: 881692-29-1 (MAESO)
Soybean oil based resin suitable for high-temperature cure and/or high-pressure composite applications such as SMC/BMC, pultrusion and RTM. It is a mixture of functionalized soybean oil and a reactive diluent. It offers the highest combination of bio-based content and physical properties of any commercially available resin. Low and no-styrene formulations available.
|MC 818||MC 818CAS: 1255682-07-5|
MC 818CAS: 1255682-07-5 (MC 818)
Reactive diluent derived from palm kernel oil, used as a full or partial offset to styrene (and other commonly used diluents in composite resins). It is non-volatile, low viscosity and improves toughening properties. MC818 has been validated for use within vinyl ester and polyester resin systems and is suitable for all types of closed mold, high temperature and/or high pressure applications such as RTM, SMC/BMC and CIPP.
|MHHPA||Methylhexahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 25550-51-0|
Methylhexahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 25550-51-0 (MHHPA)
Material is used as a building block for coatings and resins and as an epoxy-curing agent. MHHPA is commonly blended with varying amounts of the HHPA, MHHPA and NMA to meet customer performance and handling requirements. It is also used in automotive coatings, epoxy based electrical insulating resins, LED encapsulating materials and as an adhesion promoter for PVC foams in wind applications.
|NMA||Nadic® Methyl AnhydrideCAS: 25134-21-8|
Nadic® Methyl AnhydrideCAS: 25134-21-8 (NMA)
Curing agent for epoxy resins. Gives high Tg and is often used in military and aerospace applications. This material is used in high performance epoxy resin systems for structural composites, fan blades, pope and electrical castings. Other uses include automotive coatings, epoxy based electrical insulating resins and adhesion promoter for PVC foams in wind applications.
|THPA||Tetrahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 85-43-8|
Tetrahydrophthalic AnhydrideCAS: 85-43-8 (THPA)
Material is used as a building block for coatings and resins and as an epoxy-curing agent. THPA is commonly blended with varying amounts of the HHPA, MHHPA, MTHPA and NMA to meet customer performance and handling requirements. It is also used in automotive coatings, epoxy based electrical insulating resins, LED encapsulating materials and as an adhesion promoter for PVC foams in wind applications.
EHDiolCAS: 94-96-2 (EHDiol)
Used it as a moisture repellent and tack improver for printing ink applications. Also used in urethane coatings and as an additive, less than 5%, cosmetics.
|DCE 410||Cyclic Epoxy EsterCAS: 62256-00-2|
Cyclic Epoxy EsterCAS: 62256-00-2 (DCE 410)
This material is used as an acid scavenger in aviation hydraulic fluids. Dixie an approved manufacturer of this material by the FAA and the airline industry. Can also be used as a reactive diluent in thermoset materials.
EU #: 263-471-3