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Polyethylene oxide thickener. Molecular Weight 600,000 Yields viscosity of 4,500 to 8,800 cP at moderate addition levels.


Product Overview

POLYOX™ WSR 205 is a water-soluble resin. It is based on a long chain nonionic polyethylene oxide polymer. The product has a molecular weight of 600,000 with viscosity 4,500 to 8,800 cP.


POLYOX™ WSR 205 is an effective  thickener, binder and film former which can be used in many applications such as adhesives, coatings and cleaning solutions. It is also used as a retention aid in paper processing and as a drift control agent in agriculture applications.

  • Adhesives: POLYOX™ WSR 205 provides an excellent wet tack and dry release to adhesives. Its low toxicity makes it perfect for consumer product formulations.

  • Agriculture: POLYOX™ WSR 205 can be used for its drift control efficiency and advanced rheology control. Adjuvants, crop protection, seed coatings, and tapes are the most common application in the agriculture industry.

  • Cleaners: POLYOX™ WSR 205 is an effective thickener for household and institutional cleaner. It also provides emollient properties to cleaning consumer products.

  • Pulp and Paper: POLYOX™ WSR 205 provides excellent functionality as a retention aid and drainage agent in tissue and paper applications.

Features & Benefits

Soluble in some organic solvents
Thickening with high viscosity and wide PH stability
Film former with resistance to oil and greases
Excellent binder for organic and inorganics
High wet tack with dry release
Viscoelastic to reduce drifting, misting and splattering
Emollient for consumer products
Low toxicity, non-irritant with poor absorption
Crosslinkable for high retentive gels

Product Specifications

Viscosity: 6800 - 8800 cP
pH at 25degC: 8.0 - 10.0
Loss on drying: 0.0 - 1.0 WT%
Silicon dioxide: 0.8 - 3.0 WT%

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