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METHOCEL™ A4C is a low viscosity methylcellulose thickener. It yields a viscosity of 400 cP at low addition levels.


50lb Bag



Product Overview

Methocel™ A4C is a water-soluble, high purity, non-ionic cellulose ether, and performs as thickener, binder, and film former. Further, it functions as a suspending aid, stabilizer, surfactants, lubricants, protective colloids, and emulsifiers. Methocel contributes to economic advantages since properties are simultaneously present.

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 27.5 - 31.50%
Sodium Chloride: max 2.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water, @20°C, calculated: 350 - 550 cP
Primary Chemistry: Methylcellulose (MC)

Features & Benefits

Yields optimum performance at a lower concentration
Can be added directly to aqueous systems
pH stable
Reversible thermal gelation
Excellent film former
Superior binder in high solid applications
High lubricity performance


Methocel™ A4C is used in agriculture products, cleaners, lubricants, paints, and coatings applications. Learn more about METHOCEL™ A4C applications and functionality on DuPont Cellulosics dedicated website. Click Here!

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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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