Niax* Silicone L-6972


Niax silicone L-6972 is an excellent surfactant to consider to improve both the thermal insulation efficiency and the flow properties of rigid polyurethane foams, especially those using hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agents. Able to help promote fine-cell texture and uniform density distribution, Niax silicone L-6972 surfactant is an excellent choice to consider for rigid foams like those used in the manufacturing of household and commercial appliances.


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Niax silicone L-6972 is highly compatible with typical polyether polyol resins. Due to its chemical stability, it may also significantly extend the shelf life of pre-blended formulations containing HFOs.

By helping to produce high-quality fine-cell foams while reducing voids, Niax silicone L-6972 may help to achieve high thermal insulation efficiency ratings for refrigerators, commercial appliances and other thermal insulation applications.

Typical benefits of Niax silicone L-6972 include:

  • Improving the blowing efficiency and flow of rigid polyurethane foams
  • Extending the shelf life of pre-blended formulations using HFOs
  • Promoting fine-cell foams with reduced voids

Potential applications for Niax silicone L-6972 include production of: 

  • Insulating foam in household and commercial cold storage
  • Insulation foam applications in construction and transportation
  • Water heater and pipe insulation

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