Multiple Functions

One Chemistry

Whether you are developing a new product or looking to improve an existing formulation, you'll find a METHOCEL™ methylcellulose (MC) or hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) product that meets your needs. METHOCEL cellulose ethers include a variety of products ranging from water-soluble to organosoluble.

Benefits of using METHOCEL™ In Industrial Applications
  • Excellent rheology modifier (thickener), binder, film former, water-retention agent, suspension aid, surfactant, lubricant, protective colloid, and emulsifier.
  • Highly efficient at achieving optimum performance at a lower concentration than other water-soluble polymers.
  • Multi-functional properties promote cost-effectiveness; typically two or more ingredients are required to do the same job performed by a single METHOCEL product.
  • Viscosity Grades from 3 to 100,000 mPa*s make it easy to use a concentration that gives the desired level of other performance properties.
  • Available as Powder, Surface-treated Powders, and Granular Form for further formulating versatility.


Why settle for good enough, when you can count on the exact properties you need?

As a market leader in methylcellulosics, DuPont's Methocel portfolio covers a broad range of chemistries and viscosities. The following table shows typical standard industrial grades; however, there are many custom grades available upon request.


METHOCEL™ Grades

Substitution A E F J K 311
%MeO 27.5-31.5 28.0-30.0 27.0-30.0 16.5-20.0 19.0-24.0 22.0-27.0
%HP - 7.0-12.0 4.0-7.5 23.0-32.0 7.0-12.0 25.0-32.0
Viscosity            
15 A15 E15        
19   E19        
50   E50 F50      
100         K100  
400 A4C   F4C      
1,500 A15C          
3,000         K3M  
4,000 A4M E4M F4M   K4M  
5,000       J5MS    
10,000   E10M        
12,000       J12MS    
15,000         K15M  

20,000
    F20M
10-0352

J20MS
   

40,000

A40M
 
240 240S
J40MS
J40MS-N
   

75,000
   
254
J75MS
J75MS-N
   
100,000         K100M  
120,000           311
 


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