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METHOCEL™ E15 Industrial LV

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with a low viscosity of 15 cP. Solutions of this grade can be made at 10% to 15% concentration.

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Product Overview

METHOCEL™ E15 Industrial LV is a technical grade based on Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC). It offers a low viscosity of 15 cP and features high level of HPMC substitution for higher stability and tolerance.


METHOCEL™ E15 Industrial LV is a technical quality grade that offers a low viscosity for high binding applications. It is can be used in batteries, coatings, inks and many other industrial applications.

  • Coatings and Inks: METHOCEL™ E15 Industrial LV is used as a surface modifier, protective colloid and pigment suspension in coatings and inks. It provides outstanding film properties such as high tensile, strength, and elongation. It also improves workability and water retention for construction coatings.

  • METHOCEL™ E15 Industrial LV is also used in batteries and multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) for for its binding properties. 

Features & Benefits

Low viscosity grade
High salt tolerance
Improves properties such as adhesion, spreadability, and homogeneity
Advanced rheology control
Provides water-binding properties
Enables gelation, reversible gelation with heating
Superior binding for ceramics and high solid applications
Wide range of PH stability
Compliant with US, JP, EUR Pharmacopeia
U.S. FDA Gras

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 28 - 30%
Viscosity, 2% in Water, @ 20°C: 12 - 18 cP
Hydroxypropoxyl: 7.0 - 12.0%

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