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Hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC)
- Regular price
- $5.00 USD
- Unit price
Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) is a refined, non-ionic polymer derived from the etherification of cellulose, the foundational structural component of plant cell walls. Characterized by its unique hydroxyethyl groups, HEC boasts superior water solubility and exceptional thickening capabilities. Its molecular structure, specifically the degree of substitution (DS), plays a pivotal role in determining its rheological properties, making it adaptable to a wide range of applications. Furthermore, HEC's non-ionic profile ensures broad compatibility with various ingredients, eliminating concerns of precipitation or adverse interactions. Exhibiting shear-thinning behavior, HEC is not only optimal for achieving desired viscosities but also ensures ease of application and post-application stability. As a testament to its versatility, HEC is a trusted choice across industries, from personal care to construction, setting the gold standard for formulation excellence.
High Viscosity Grade
|Personal Care and Cosmetics||
Hair Care Products: Used in shampoos and conditioners to provide thickening and improve the texture.
|Pharmaceuticals||Topical Formulations: Used in creams, lotions, and gels for its thickening and stabilizing properties.
Eye Drops: Acts as a viscosity enhancer to improve retention time on the eye.
|Construction and Paints||
Paints and Coatings: Used to control the viscosity and improve the application properties.
Detergents and Cleaners: Used to thicken and stabilize liquid detergents and cleaning products.
|Oil and Gas Industry||
Fracking Fluids: Used as a thickening agent to carry proppant sand in hydraulic fracturing operations.
|Textile Industry||Printing: Used in textile printing to control the viscosity of the printing paste, ensuring sharpness and clarity of prints.
Finishing: Provides a smooth finish to fabrics.
||Paper Coating: Improves the spreadability and evenness of coatings on paper surfaces.
|Agriculture||Pesticide and Herbicide Formulations: Used to stabilize and thicken spray solutions, ensuring uniform application.
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* The above information is for reference only, the prospective user is responsible for determining whether the products are appropriate for your use, and for ensuring that your usage and workplace practice are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
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