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Methocel™ A15LV is a low viscosity methylcellulose. With a viscosity from 12 to 18 cP, it is one of the lowest in the Methocel product range. It functions as a rheology modifier in coatings and adhesives.




Product Overview

Methocel™ A15LV is a low viscosity water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose. Methocel is a high purity, non-ionic cellulose ether, and performs as a rheology modifier. Further it functions as a suspending aid, stabilizer, surfactants, lubricants, protective colloids, and emulsifiers. The use of Methocel contributes to economic advantages, while various properties are simultaneously present and interact in combination. 

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 27.5 - 31.5%
Sodium Chloride: Max 2.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water, @20degC, calculated: 12 - 18 cP

Features & Benefits

Water soluble
Forms a firm gel texture
Thermally gel in solution
Reversible hot water gelation

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METHOCEL™ Water-Soluble Cellulose Ethers

METHOCEL™ cellulose ethers are water-soluble polymers derived from cellulose. They are used as thickeners, binders, film-formers and water-retention agents for a broad range of products.  They also function as suspension aids, protective colloids and emulsifiers.

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