Poly (Cyclohexene Propylene Carbonate) – QPAC® 100

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

Technical Name Poly (cyclohexene propylene carbonate)

Chemical Structure

Chemical Structure of Poly (cyclohexene propylene carbonate)

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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) 1.04
Decomposition Temperature (°C) 250 (onset estimate)
Glass Transition Temperature (°C) 90-100
Solubility Upon request


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


  • Upon decomposition, QPAC®100 leaves less than 10 ppm ash residue, resulting in outstanding mechanical and/or electrical properties
  • Low temperature decomposition is exceptional for thermal sensitive materials and is more efficient than other binders
  • QPAC®100 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 oxygen, air, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and vacuum



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