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WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA

WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is a Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) in granular form with a low viscosity of 100 cP. It provides a crystal clear solution free of fibers.

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Product Overview

WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is a high purity grade with similar properties as WALOCEL™ CRT 100 G. It provides a low viscosity of 100 cP. It can be used as a thickener, binder, and stabilizer in a variety of applications.

Applications

WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA can be utilized in adhesives, agriculture, ceramics, cleaners, coatings, electronics, paper, and textile applications.

  • Adhesives: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is commonly used in adhesives to control viscosity and rheology of formulations. It also provides control over the binders migration and general stability of adhesives.

  • Ceramics: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is recommended for ceramic glazes application for its improved binding properties. It is also used in ceramic tiles to improve plasticity and crack resistance. WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is also used in clay bodies to improve green strength and plasticity.

  • Cleaning Solutions: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is commonly used in household and industrial cleaners. It provides thickening and rheology to a variety of cleaners and detergents.

  • Coatings and Inks: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is commonly used in water-based formulations to provide superior thickening and rheology. It is an economical alternative to synthetic polymers for paints and coatings when natural thickeners are preferred.

  • Electronics and Batteries: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is used in lithium-ion batteries as an anode binder. It also provides optimum viscosity, suspension, and binding of the actives and conducting additives. It provides improved adhesion to the current collectors.

  • Paper: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA can be used in paper coatings. It improves water retention, reduces binders migration and provides superior printing capabilities. It is used in specialty paper as a coating to provide oil resistance to food-contact packaging paper.

  • Textiles: WALOCEL™ CRT 100 GA is used as a rheology modifier and film former for textile fibers. Its main function is to coat or cover the fibers with a CMC film before weaving which would be removed after washing.

Features & Benefits

Water soluble
No odor or taste anionic polymer
Exceptional binding properties
Excellent thickener
Superior rheology control
Excellent viscosity modifier
Shear-thinning polymer
Improved lubricity
Wide range of PH stability (PH 3.5 - 12)
Advanced film formation properties
Approved food additives
An economical option for basic thickening
High surface tension, less foam formation
Compatible with most hydrocolloids
Forming fat, oil and organic solvent resistant films

Product Specifications

Viscosity, Brookfield, LVT, SP.3, 30 RPM, 1% aqueous solution (dry basis), 25°C: 110 - 160 cP
Substitution, degree of 0.82 - 0.95 
pH Value, 1% aqueous solution: 6.5 - 8.5 
Total salt content, dry basis 0.50 Max 

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