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433837 Aldrich

Ethyl cellulose

viscosity 46 cP, 5 % in toluene/ethanol 80:20(lit.), extent of labeling: 48% ethoxyl

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Properties

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assay   48.0-49.5%
form   powder
autoignition temp.   698 °F
hardness   52-61 (Sward, 3-mil. film)
extent of labeling   48% ethoxyl
  2.25-2.58 mol ethyl per mol cellulose (D.S.)
water vapor transmission   890 g/m2/24hrs, 3-mil. film (ASTM E96-66,E)
refractive index   n20/D 1.47(lit.)
viscosity   46 cP, 5 % in toluene/ethanol 80:20(lit.)
transition temp   Tg 120-124 °C
solubility   esters, aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols and ketones: soluble
density   1.14 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

250, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Film-former in coatings, hot-melt adhesives and transfer inks and as a plastic coating for a variety of substrates.

Features and Benefits

Produces transparent films, unaffected by visible and UV light. Flexible over a wide temperature range (70 to 150 °C), exhibits low flammability and can be made flame-retardant. Compatible with plasticizers and modifiers to improve adhesion, gloss, hardness and water resistance.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FJ5950500

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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