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METHOCEL™ Water-Soluble Cellulose Ethers

Key Applications

Thickener, binder, film former and water retention agent for a broad range of industrial applications

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Product Description

METHOCEL™ cellulose ethers are water-soluble polymers derived from cellulose.  METHOCEL is used as rheology modifiers, binders, film formers for a variety of industrial applications including adhesives and sealants, coatings, ceramics, gelled fuels, inks, paint stripper, polymerization aid and paper.

Grades

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CERAVANCE™ 6350

Methyl Hydroxyethyl Cellulose thickener designed for ceramic extrusion. Yields viscosity of 32,000 mPas at low addition levels.

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CERAVANCE™ 6800

Methyl Hydroxyethyl Cellulose thickener designed for ceramic extrusion. Yields viscosity of 9,000 mPas at low addition levels.

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J12MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 12,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
J20MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 20,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
J75MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 75,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
J75MSN Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 75,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
J5MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 5,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
240S Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 40,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
K15MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 15,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
K4MS Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss. SDS TDS*
E50 Premium LV Pharmaceutical grade, highly substituted Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener. Yields viscosity of 50 cP at low addition levels.
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311 Granular Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with the highest substitution. Yields viscosity of 7,500 cP at very low addition levels. Granular form. SDS TDS*
F4M PRG Paint remover grade of Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
F4M PRM Pharmaceutical grade Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS* TDS*
F50 Premium LV Pharmaceutical grade Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 50 cP at low addition levels. SDS* TDS*
E4M Premium Pharmaceutical grade, highly substituted Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS* TDS*
F4M Food Grade Food grade Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS* TDS*
311 Powder Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with the highest substitution. Yields viscosity of 7,500 cP at very low addition levels. SDS TDS*
E5 Premium LV Pharmaceutical grade, highly substituted Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener. Yields viscosity of 5 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
F50 Food Grade Food grade Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 50 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
F4M Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
240 Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 40,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
F50 Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with medium substitution. Yields viscosity of 50 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
K15M Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 15,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
K4M Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
856N Highly substituted Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener. Yields viscosity of 75,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
K100LV Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low substitution. Yields viscosity of 100 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
228 Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener. Yields viscosity of 5000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A4M Premium Pharmaceutical grade Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS* TDS*
A4C Premium Pharmaceutical grade Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 400 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A15LV Premium Pharmaceutical grade Methylcellulose thickener. Yields viscosity of 15 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A15C Food grade Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 1,500 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A4C Food grade Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 400 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A4M Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 4,000 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*
A15LV Methylcellulose thickener Yields viscosity of 15 cP at low addition levels. SDS TDS*