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ACRYSOL™ RM-8W Rheology Modifier

It is an APEO-free, solvent-free, hydrophobically-modified ethylene oxide urethane (HEUR) rheology modifier. It offers efficient mid-shear (KU) viscosity build in a wide variety of coatings formulations. It can be used in combination with a high-shear (ICI) builder such as ACRYSOL™ RM-3030 Rheology Modifier to reach a desired balance of high and low shear viscosity in latex coatings.

Uses:

  • Interior and exterior paints
  • Wide range of sheen through high gloss paints, including low-VOC formulations
  • Water-based architectural and industrial coatings
  • Utility with all binder types
  • Additive Applications
  • Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Paint/coatings
  • Paper
  • Textiles
  • Paper processing and finishing
  • Building and Construction
  • Nonwoven binders
  • General industrial finishes
  • Art conservation applications
  • Water-based industrial baking enamels

Benefits:

  • Broad formulation latitude
  • Ease of handling
  • Use over a wide pH range
  • Reduced levels required for comparable rheology
  • Improved gloss development versus HEC
  • Most offerings ideal for low VOC formulations
  • Product offerings across different sheer ranges
  • Excellent spatter resistance
  • Broad latex compatibility
  • APEO Free*

*made without APEO-containing surfactant

Properties

These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • % Solids Yes No 17.5 %
  • ICI Efficiency Yes No Good
  • KU Efficiency Yes No Better
  • pH Yes No 4 - 8
  • Recommended Binder Chemistry Yes No 100% Acrylic, Epoxy, Styrene Acrylic, Styrene Butadiene, Vinyl Acetate, Vinyl Acrylic, Vinyl Acrylic Ethylene (VAE), Polyurethane

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