Poly (Cyclohexene Carbonate) – QPAC® 130

Poly (cyclohexene carbonate) is a solid polymer. It is a clear, amorphous, readily processible plastic with long term mechanical stability.

Technical Name Poly (cyclohexene carbonate)

Chemical Formula

Chemical formula for Poly (cyclohexene propylene carbonate)

Molecular Weight Available - Approximately 150,000 - 200,000


  • Binder applications for metal, ceramics or glass powders
  • Decomposable channel former
  • Pore former

Typical Physical Properties

Property Value
Density (g/cm3) 1.10
Decomposition Temperature (°C) 250 (onset estimate)
Glass Transition Temperature (°C) 120-130
Solubility Upon request


Product Delivery Form - It is available as a granulate, film or in solution form.


  • Upon decomposition, QPAC®130 leaves less than 10 ppm ash residue, resulting in superior mechanical and/or electrical properties
  • Low temperature decomposition is exceptional for thermal sensitive materials and is more efficient than other binders
  • QPAC®130 has a higher Tg than QPAC®25 and QPAC®40 offering more stability at higher temperatures
  • Decomposition can occur in a wide range of atmospheres including nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, air, oxygen and vacuum



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