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WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is a carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) in granular form with a low viscosity of 100 cP. It provides a crystal clear solution free of fibers.




Product Overview

WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is a low viscosity CMC. This granular grade can be added directly to water, and has a slow agitation. Walocel is used as binder, thickener, gelling agent, stabilizer, emulsifier, crystallization inhibitor, protective colloid, film former, plasticizer and provide green strength.

Product Specifications

Viscosity, Brookfield, LVT, SP.3, 30 RPM, 1% aqueous solution (dry basis), 25°C: 110 - 160 cP
Substitution, degree of 0.82 — 0.95
pH Value, 1% aqueous solution: 6.5 — 8.5
Total salt content, dry basis 0.50 Max

Features & Benefits

Water soluble at any temperature
High surface tension, less foam formation
Excellent viscosifier; reversible viscosity decrease upon heating
Stable in a wide pH-range (pH 3.5 – 12)
Compatible with nearly all other hydrocolloids
No odor and no taste
Forming fat, oil and organic solvent resistant films


Improving stickiness in water-based adhesives.
In batteries used as binder for anode components.
Offers stability during ceramic forming and in the oven.

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WALOCEL™ Cellulose Ethers

WALOCEL™ cellulose ethers are water-soluble polymers derived from cellulose. Walocel is used as a thickener and binder for a variety of applications such as ceramics and adhesives. It has excellent film-forming and water-binding properties.

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