HYDROXY ETHYL CELLULOSE (HEC)

Packaging Size 25kg
Color White
Packaging Type Bag
Usage/Application Paint
State/Form Powder

Product Description of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC)

Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC) is a type of non-ionic water soluble cellulose ether. It is easily soluble in cold and hot water.

Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC) is excellent for thickening, and creating uniform suspension in various compounds. It is also an excellent adhesive and emulsifier. This gives the product exceptional water retention and anti-colloid properties, which makes it incredibly useful for various purposes in the construction industry and others.

Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC) easily disperses in water and quickly gives it a high viscosity. It has notable anti-microbial characteristics which make the product extremely safe for use in residential and commercial construction. It acts as an excellent moisture-retainer for pains and similar coating formulations, which improves the paint’s abrasion properties significantly. Apart from thickening, Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC) by also stabilizes paints and other coating compounds.

Application of Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC)

Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose (HEC) is commonly used in construction for:

  • Paint thickener
  • Emulsifier
  • Dispersing agent
  • Stabilizer
  • Water retention

Additional information

Weight 25 kg