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Poly(propylene glycol)-block-poly(ethylene glycol)-block-poly(propylene glycol)

average Mn ~3,300

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Synonym(s):
Pluronic® 31R1, PPG-PEG-PPG
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

viscous liquid

Quality Level

mol wt

average Mn ~3,300

composition

PEG, 10 wt. %

refractive index

n20/D 1.454

surface tension

34 dyn/cm, 25 °C, 0.1 wt. % in H2O

viscosity

660 cP(25 °C, Brookfield)(lit.)

transition temp

softening point −25 °C
cloud point 25 °C (1 wt. % aqueous solution)

density

1.018 g/mL at 25 °C

HLB

2.0 - 7.0

InChI

1S/C3H6O.C2H4O/c1-3-2-4-3;1-2-3-1/h3H,2H2,1H3;1-2H2

InChI key

RVGRUAULSDPKGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Surface activity of the polymer is dependent on the EO/PO ratio. PPG-PEG-PPG exhibits lower foaming, greater defoaming and reduced gelling tendencies relative to Pluronic® surfactants. Terminal secondary hydroxyl groups of PPG-PEG-PPG have lower reactivity and acidity than the primary hydroxyl groups in Pluronic surfactants.

Application

Hard and soft surface cleaners, defoamers in coatings and water treatment. Lubricant in metal working, anti-foaming aid and extender for linear and cross-linked polyesters and polyurethanes.
PPG-PEG-PPG Pluronic® 31R1 can be used as surface cleaners (soft and hard), defoamers in coatings, in water treatment, lubricant in metal working, anti-foaming aid and extender for linear and cross-linked polyesters and polyurethanes.

Features and Benefits

Surface activity is dependent on the EO/PO ratio. Lower foaming, greater defoaming and reduced gelling tendencies relative to Pluronic® surfactants. Terminal secondary hydroxyl groups have lower reactivity and acidity than the primary hydroxyl groups in Pluronic® surfactants.

Legal Information

Pluronic is a registered trademark of BASF

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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