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METHOCEL™ E15 Premium LV


Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with low viscosity ranging 12-18 cP. Similar to METHOCEL™ E15LV, with a higher purity.

Product Overview

METHOCEL™ E15 Premium LV offers a low viscosity of 15 cPs and features high level of HPMC substitution for higher stability and tolerance.


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

  • Agriculture: METHOCEL™ E15 Premium LV is used in agriculture applications such as adjuvants, crop protection, pesticides, and seed coatings. It provides drift control, stabilization, rheology modification. It works as a dispersing aid in wettable pesticides and fertilizers.

  • Coatings and Inks: METHOCEL™ E15 Premium 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 Premium LV is also used in batteries and multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) 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
U.S. FDA Gras

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 28.0 - 30.0%
Loss on drying: 5.0% Max
Residue on ignition: 1.5% Max
Ash sulphated: 1.5% Max
Ph, 2% in water: 5.0-8.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water, @20°C, calculated: 12 - 18 cP

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