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Nickel Octoate - VALIREX Ni 10 D60

Nickel Octoate - VALIREX Ni 10 D60

Nickel Hydrogenation & Dimerization Catalyst with 10% Metal Content, Diluted in D60

VALIREX Ni 10 D60 is a nickel carboxylate with 10% Ni, dissolved in D60. The product is used as a catalyst precursor for the hydrogenation of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) and Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene (SIPS) block co-polymers. It can also be used as olefin dimerization/oligomerization catalyst precursor in the petrochemical industry.

Technical Specifications of Nickel Octoate - VALIREX Ni 10 D60

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

10% nickel


Dearomatized hydrocarbon mixture with a flash point of 60° Celsius.

Solids (%)

Min. 50

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)


Specific Weight (kg/m3)


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Applications - Hydrogenation Catalyst and More!

Hydrogenation catalyst precursor for Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) & Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene (SIPS) rubber

Dimerization catalyst for petrochemical industry

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Stijn Dekeukeleire

Stijn Dekeukeleire

Application Manager Catalysts