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Polyethylene oxide thickener. Molecular Weight 900,000. Yields viscosity of 8,800 to 17,600 cP at moderate addition levels.


Product Overview

POLYOX™ WSR 1105 is a water-soluble resin. It is based on a long chain nonionic polyethylene oxide polymer. The product has a molecular weight of 900,000 and the highest viscosity of the POLOX™ range with 8,800 to 17,600 cP.


POLYOX™ WSR 1105 can be used to function as a thickener, binder, film former, lubricant, and water retention aid in formulations. It can be used for a variety of applications and it is most commonly used in electronics, lubricants, paper, cleaners, and mining for its high viscosity and flocculation properties.

  • Cleaning Solutions: POLYOX™ WSR 1105 is used as a thickener and rheology modifier in household and institutional cleaner. It also provides emollient properties to cleaning consumer products.

  • Electronics: POLYOX™ WSR 1105 is a perfect binder for fluorescent lighting, battery electrodes, energy storage devices, cable lubricants, and optical fibers.

  • Lubricants: POLYOX™ WSR 1105 is used to improve lubricity and rheology many lubricant formulations. It is also utilized as a drag reduction agent for piping and wiring applications.

  • Pulp and Paper: POLYOX™ WSR 1105 provides excellent functionality as a retention aid and drainage agent in tissue and paper applications. It can be used alone or combined with other polymers such as polyacrylamides.

  • Water Treatment and Mining: POLYOX™ WSR 1105 is a high-efficiency flocculant for clay, silica, oxidized coal fines and heavy metal. It also used for dust suppression and to improve dewatering efficiency for clear water separation.

Features & Benefits

Soluble in some organic solvents
Thickening with high viscosity and wide PH stability
Film former with resistance to oil and greases
Excellent binders for organic and inorganics
Flocculation for fines and colloidal materials
Thermoplastic, readily extruded and heat sealable
Low toxicity, non-irritant with poor absorption

Product Specifications

Viscosity: 8,800- 17,600 cP
Silicon dioxide: 0.8 - 3.0 WT%

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