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METHOCEL™ J12MS

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Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener with very high substitution. Yields viscosity of 12,000 cP at low addition levels. Surface treated to enhance gloss.

Product Overview

METHOCEL™ J12MS is a water-soluble cellulose ether polymer. It is a surface-treated hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) with one of the highest substitution levels of METHOCEL™ grades. The product provides delayed viscosity build up to 12,000 cPs.

Applications

METHOCEL™ J12MS provides delayed viscosity building which makes it perfect for agriculture, cleaning solutions, coatings, and printing inks.

  • Agriculture: METHOCEL™ J12MS can be used in crop protection for drift control, stabilization, rheology modification. It works as a suspension aid in wettable pesticides and powder fertilizers. It can be also used in seed coatings and spray adherents for better binding to seeds. 

  • Cleaning Solutions: METHOCEL™ J12MS is widely used in household and industrial cleaners. It provides high-efficiency thickening and rheology for detergents and cleaning formulations.

  • Coatings and Inks: METHOCEL™ J12MS provides outstanding thickening and film properties. It also improves workability stability, and water retention for a variety coatings and inks.

Features & Benefits

Water-soluble
Soluble in some organic systems
Improves properties such as adhesion, spreadability, and homogeneity
Elastic to brittle viscosity builder
Advanced rheology control
Provides water-binding properties
Wide range of PH stability
Improved film formation
Excellent binders for organic and inorganics
Crosslinkable for high retentive gels
Tolerates low salt levels

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 16.5 - 20.0%
Hydropropoxyl: 23.0 - 32.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water @20°C: 10,000 - 16,500 cPs

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