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Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC)

Industrial Applications
Regular price
$5.00 USD
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Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) is derived from cellulose by treating it with propylene oxide and methyl chloride. This modification introduces hydroxypropyl and methyl groups into the cellulose backbone. It is soluble in cold water and form a viscous solution. HPMC is a multifunctional polymer that has been widely used in various industries due to its excellent thickening, stabilizing and film forming properties.


Product Code

Viscosity, mPa.s (a)


15,000 - 25,000


25,000 - 35,000


35,000 - 45,000

 (a) Brookfield LVT, SP#4/6rpm, 2% aqueous solution, wet basis, 20℃



Applications Functions

Used as a thickener, water retention agent, and binder in cement-based products such as tile adhesives, mortars, renders, and plasters.

Paints and Coatings Utilized as a thickener, rheology modifier, and film former in water-based paints, coatings, and adhesives to improve their application properties and performance.


Applied as a sizing agent, thickener, and modifier in textile printing, dyeing, and finishing processes to enhance fabric properties and processing efficiency.

Oil and Gas

Used as a drilling fluid additive to control rheology, improve fluid loss control, and enhance wellbore stability during drilling operations.


Technical Data Sheet _ HPMC _ Industrial Grade

Safety Data Sheet 

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC)
  • Grade: GA7520
  • Size: 250 G

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