Dicyandiamide (also known as cyanoguanidine or DCD) is a versatile chemical with a wide range of applications. DCD is a highly reactive nitrile that is non-hazardous. Key uses of Dicyandiamide are as a curing agent for epoxy resins and as a flameproofing agent for timber and fibreglass insulation.

Benco Chemical has acquired good experience and knowledge of Dicyandiamide having operated in the US market for over 25 years.

Benco Chemical supplies premium grades of Dicyandiamide. Our premium grade DCD (99.5%) appears as very fine, free flowing white crystals. Benco Chemical prides itself on supplying only the highest quality DCD to customers.

Dicyandiamide Applications

Dicyandiamide is an important technical product with a large number of uses. Some of its applications include:

• Slow release nitrogen fertiliser &
   nitrification inhibitor.
• Hardener/ curing agent in heat-cured epoxy resins. • Dielectric coatings.
• Used in the production of gunpowder.

• Flame retardant additive e.g. in wood treatment   and fibreglass insulation.
• Dye fixing agent for textiles, such as cotton.
• Pharmaceutical ingredient.
• Process chemical for paper sizing.  

• Water treatment chemical as highly efficient                   flocculant.
• Electronic potting & encapsulating compounds.
• Powder coatings.

Packaging & Shipping

Benco can ship throughout the United States and Canada in 55lb bags or big bags.