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METHOCEL™ K15M is a HPMC thickener with low substitution. It yields a viscosity of 15,000 cP and forms a soft gel texture. This Methocel has the highest gelation temperature of 70°C-90°C (158°F-194°F).


50lb Bag



Product Overview

METHOCEL™ K15M is a hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. It is a water-soluble, high-purity, non-ionic cellulose ether. Methocel products are used as thickeners, binders, film formers, and water retention agents. The combination of properties in a formulation bring economic advantages versus other polymers.

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 19.0 - 24.0%
Hydroxypropoxyl: 7.0 - 12.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water @20°C: 10,000 - 18,000 cP

Features & Benefits

Water soluble
No ionic charge
pH stable
Thermal gelation
Gels goes back into solution upon cooling

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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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