Performance With Cellulose Ether

Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC)

Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) is a nonionic, tasteless, odorless white cellulose ether powder, it’s a dispersant, suspending agent, thickener, emulsifier, stabiliser and adhesive, Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose is widely used in construction materials, daily chemicals, paints, ceramics extrusions, etc.


Appearance: White to slightly off-white powder
PH value: 5.0-8.0
Moisture(max.):less than 5 %
Brookfield Viscosity* (mPa.s):5 - 83 000

  • Construction: HPMC is commonly used as a thickener, binder, and water retention agent in cement-based products, such as tile adhesives, grouts, renders, and mortars.

  • Pharmaceuticals: HPMC is used as an excipient in pharmaceutical formulations, where it functions as a binder, disintegrant, and sustained-release agent.

  • Food: HPMC is used in food production as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier.

  • Personal care: HPMC is used in personal care products such as shampoos, lotions, and creams as a thickener, emulsifier, and suspension agent.

  • Coatings: HPMC is used in coatings and paints as a thickener, binder, and film-forming agent.

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