Mercure ZMBT

Mercure ZMBT (in combination with Mercure ZDEC) is mainly used in NR/Synthetic Rubber latex compounding for the manufacture of latex foam, coir foam, carpet backing, latex thread, battery separators and other latex based products. Mercure ZMBT in combination with booster accelerators is used in dry rubber based compounds for the manufacture of footwear soles and heels, hot air cured footwear and other molded and extruded goods.

TDS

CHEMICAL NAME                –                       Zinc 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole

SUPPLY FORM                     –                       Pale yellow powder

TEST NOMINAL VALUE METHOD
Loss on drying 105°C / 2 hrs. (%) 0.50 Max. ASTM D 4571
Ash Content 760°C/ 2 hrs. (%) 25.5 Min. ASTM D 4574
Fineness though 100 mesh (%) 99.90 Min ASTM D 5461
MBT content (%) 2.5 Max In house method
Zinc content (%) 17.5 – 19.5 In house method
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Total solid content (%) 99.7 Min In house method
Water extract (%) 2.0 Max In house method
Specific gravity at RT 1.65 – 1.75 ASTM D 1817
Bulk Density (kg/m3) 450 – 550 In house method
Packaging: Open mouth HDPE fabric bag with paper on the outside. 20 kgs.Net.
Storage Life: Two years from the date of production.
Storage conditions: Keep cool and dry in original packaging.
Product Safety: Relevant safety data and references as well as the necessary hazard warning labels can be found in the safety data sheet.
This information and our technical advice – whether verbal, in writing or by way of trials – are given in good faith but without warranty, and this also applies where proprietary rights of third parties are involved.  Our advice does not release you from the obligation to check its validity and to test our products as to their suitability for the intended processes and uses.  The application, use and processing of our products and the products manufactured by you on the basis of our technical advice are beyond our control and, therefore, entirely your own responsibility.  Our products are sold in accordance with our General Conditions of Sale and Delivery.

APPLICATION

TYPICAL DOSAGES OF MERCURE ZMBT

Product Rubber Accelerator /  Sulphur, phr
ZMBT ZDEC ZDBC TMTD DPG S
LATEX PRODUCTS
Latex Foam
Latex Coir Mattresses
Foamed carpet backing
a. Low Density
b. High Density
NR Latex
NR LatexLatex
NR-SBR
NR-SBR
1.0
1.01.0
1.5
1.0
1.00.5
1.5




0.6

2.0
2.01.5
2.5
Latex Thread

1.Translucent

2. Heat Resistant

3.General Purpose

 

NR Latex
NR Latex
NR Latex

 

1.5
1.5
1.0

 



0.6

 

0.25
0.50

-DPTT 2
 



 

1.75

1.75

Battery Separators NR Latex 1.0 1.0 40.0
Household Gloves NR Latex 1.0 0.2 1.2 2.5
Condoms NR Latex 0.75 0.75 0.75
Latex Cast Products NR Latex 0.70 0.70 1.40
DRY RUBBER PRODUCTS
Cushion Gum

(Hot Cure)

NR 1.0 0.5 Ins.S-2.8
Rubber Lining NR-SBR 2.5 1.0 2.5
Molded Goods
General Purpose
Heat Resistant
High Heat Resistant
Translucent Products
Extruded Products
 

NR/SBR
NR/SBR
NR/SBR
NR/IR
NR

 

0.8-1.2
1.5
3.0
0.6
1.2

 





 




0.2

 

0.0-0.15
0.5
0.1

 





0.3-0.4

 

1.6-2.2
0.5
1.0
1.0-1.5
1.8-2.2

Cables NR-SBR 3.0-3.5 0.15 1.2
Note:
PVI (Retarder)may be incorporated at 0.2-0.3 phr levels for desired
scorch safety, ensuring compliance with vulcanizate properties.