Do you know “hydroxypropyl methylcellulose”?

1: Variety information

English name: HydroxyPropylMethylCellulose

English alias: HPMC

2: Main uses

1. Construction industry: As a water retaining agent and retarder for cement mortar, it makes the mortar pumpable. Used as a binder in gypsum, plaster, putty powder, or other building materials to improve spreading and extend working time. It can be used for pasting ceramic tiles, marble, plastic decorations, pasting reinforcement, and can also reduce the amount of cement used. The water retention performance of HPMC prevents the slurry from cracking due to rapid drying after construction, enhancing the strength after hardening.

2. Ceramic manufacturing industry: widely used as a binder in the manufacturing of ceramic products.

3. Coatings Industry: Used as a thickener, dispersant, and stabilizer in the coatings industry, it has good compatibility with water or organic solvents. As a paint remover.

4. Ink printing: Used as a thickener, dispersant, and stabilizer in the ink industry, it has good compatibility in water or organic solvents.

5. Plastic: used as a molding release agent, softener, lubricant, etc.

6. Polyvinyl chloride: used as a dispersant in the production of polyvinyl chloride, it is the main auxiliary agent for suspension polymerization to prepare PVC.

7. Other: This product is also widely used in industries such as leather, paper products, fruit and vegetable preservation, and textiles.

8. Pharmaceutical industry: coating materials; Thin film materials; Rate controlled polymer materials for sustained-release formulations; Stabilizer; Suspension agent; Tablet adhesive; Thickener

3、 Storage matters

Pay attention to sun, rain, and moisture protection, avoid direct sunlight, and store in a sealed and dry place.

The impact on the environment

Avoid scattering dust indiscriminately to cause air pollution.

Physical and chemical hazards: Avoid contact with fire sources and avoid the formation of large amounts of dust in a closed environment to prevent explosion hazards.


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