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POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF


POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is a higher quality grade with similar properties as POLYOX™ WSR 301 supplied in powder form.


Product Overview

POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is a polyethylene oxide polymer with a molecular weight of 4,000,000. It has similar properties as POLYOX™ WSR 301 except it is supplied in a fine powder form.


POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF can be used in a wide range of industrial applications where fine particle size is required. It provides improved filming formation, excellent binding, and water retention properties.

  • Adhesives: POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF provides a wet tack and dry release to adhesive formulations, especially for consumer products.

  • Building and Construction: POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is one of the best thickeners and binders for cement, mortars, and concrete applications. It provides aqueous thickening and improved workability to cement and mortars. It also offers excellent lubricity and pumpability to concrete applications.

  • ​Ceramics: POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is used as a binder, film-forming aid, and lubricant in the manufacturing of ceramic parts, bricks, fibers, and it also aids ceramic extrusion processes.

  • Water Treatment and Mining: POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is a high-efficiency flocculant for clay, silica, oxidized coal fines, and heavy metal. It facilitates the separation of heavy impurities, and it also improves dust suppression and dewatering efficiency.

  • POLYOX™ WSR 301 Fine Powder NF is also used as a binder, lubricant in electronics, lighting, lubricants, metalworking 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 binders for organic and inorganics
Crosslinkable for high retentive gels
High wet tack with dry release
Viscoelastic to reduce drifting, misting and splattering
Flocculation for fines and colloidal materials
Emollient for consumer products
Thermoplastic, readily extruded and heat sealable
Low toxicity, non-irritant with poor absorption

Product Specifications

Viscosity: 1,650 - 5,500 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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