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274429 Sigma

Methyl cellulose

average Mn ~40,000, powder, viscosity: 400 cP

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Cellulose, Core Bioreagents, Materials Science,
form   powder
mol wt   average Mn ~40,000
extent of labeling   1.6-1.9 mol methoxy per mol cellulose (D.S.)
  27.5-31.5 wt. % methoxy
surface tension   53-59 dyn/cm, 25 °C, 0.05 wt. %
viscosity   300-560 cP, 2 % in water(20)
transition temp   gel point 50-55 °C

Description

Application

Thickener for aqueous and non-aqueous systems, clear films with grease resistance, binders, lubricants, steric stabilizer and water retention aid.

Features and Benefits

Dissolves in water, undergoes reversible gelation upon heating, non-ionic, does not complex with ionic species and is surface active and enzyme resistant. Solutions are pseudoplastic.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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