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Rigid Foam

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Additives for Rigid Foam

Reliable Solutions for Quality, Performance and Innovation

Silicone additives from Dow can be used in many rigid foam applications:

  • PUR/PIR insulation systems
  • Wide range of blowing agents systems including water and hydrocarbon
  • Appliance and cold-storage insulation systems
  • Spray foam
  • Pour-in-place

Explore Our Portfolio of High-Quality Silicone Additives for Rigid Foam Applications

Product / Name & Description Physical Properties
Viscosity
at 25°C, mPa-s
Calculated
OH #, mg KOH/g
Specific
Gravity at 25°C
Water
Solubility
VORASURF™ DC 193
General-purpose surfactant for rigid foam applications; surfactant for footwear (shoe sole) and integral skin applications
305 75 1.08 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 197
Silicone surfactant for use in high-density rigid, molded, and spray foam
290 101 1.05 Soluble
VORASURF™ SZ 1605  
Surfactant for insulation panels and spray foam
150 148 1.06 Soluble
VORASURF™ RF 1718
General surfactant for hydrocarbon- and water-blown rigid foam systems
870 50 1.05 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 1919
Surfactant for rigid insulation foam including spray foam systems
1,035 350 1.03 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 1990
Surfactant for rigid foam systems
730 0 1.04 Insoluble
VORASURF™ SF 2936
Surfactant for cold storage and construction insulated-panel systems
290 0 1.05 Soluble
VORASURF™ SF 2937
General-purpose surfactant for rigid foam; surfactant for microcellular foam
760 38 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ SF 2938
Surfactant for PUR/PIR insulation panels, hydrocarbon-blown appliance systems and water-blown spray foam; suitable with bio-based polyols
370 0 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ SF 2945
Surfactant for construction panel applications
560 48 1.07 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5000
Silicone surfactant for use in producing open-cell rigid polyurethane foams
157 38.7 0.978 Insoluble
VORASURF™ DC 5098
Isocyanate-compatible silicone surfactant for use in a variety of rigid foam applications
195 0 1.07 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5103
General-purpose surfactant for rigid foam applications
210 91 1.06 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5160
Surfactant for high-density rigid molded foam
1,080 0 1.05 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5350
Silicone surfactant for bulk stabilization of water-blown spray polyurethane foam
1,325 0 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5357
Surfactant for appliance and insulation panels, including pour-in-place applications
310 54 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5374
Surfactant for pentane-blown rigid foam systems
585 50 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ RF 5575
General-purpose surfactant for multiple PUR/PIR rigid foam applications
550 52 1.04 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5585
Silicone surfactant for use in flexible-faced polyisocyanurate foam systems
300 552 1.08 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5588
High-efficiency silicone surfactant for rigid lamination and bunstock foam
425 68 1.05 Soluble
VORASURF™ DC 5604
General-purpose rigid foam surfactant for use in polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams
320 59 1.05 Soluble

Explore our Full Range of Polyurethane Additive Solutions
Read the product selection guide.