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ACRYSOL™ RM-8

ACRYSOL™ RM-8 is a high solids rheology modifier in 60/40 propylene glycol/water. This product serves as an efficient thickener that imparts nearly Newtonian rheology, and provides excellent hold-out when coating fabric such as rainwear.

Used in:

  • For use as a thickener in textile formulations

Advantages:

  • Highly effective performance properties for textile formulations
  • Provides nearly Newtonian rheology
  • Excellent hold-out when coating fabrics requiring water-repellent properties
  • Non-pH dependent

Typical Physical Properties
The following properties are typical of ACRYSOL RM-8 but should not be considered specifications. The actual specifications for this product are available from Dow upon request.

Ionic Nature

Nonionic

Solids, %
(in 60/40 propylene glycol/water solution)

35

pH as Packed

NA

Brookfield Viscosity, cP

8,000-30,000

Density, 25°C
lb/U.S. gallon

9.0

Specific Gravity

1.08