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CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 Molten

High-molecular weight Polyethylene Glycol that provides enhanced solvency, lubricity, hygroscopicity and other important functional properties in a wide range of formulations.

Excellent as a chemical intermediate for a range of applications

Do you want water solubility, nonvolatility, and high purity? Receive all the properties you desire in one convenient, versatile product with CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) 8000.

CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 serves as an excellent laundry aid for powdered detergents in need of anti-caking properties, and acts as a carrier for starch. Its binding properties make this PEG ideal for detergent cake applications and toilet bowl cleaners with added dissolution control to deliver the convenient and high-performing solutions consumers desire. The high purity and consistent quality make CARBOWAX™ PEG 8000 excellent in chemical reactions for rheology modifiers.

CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 applications include:

  • Chemical intermediate
  • Fragrance carrier 
  • Binder and plasticizer for green-body formation in ceramics 
  • Wetting for after wash automotive sprays 
  • Household cleaners 
  • Dye carrier 
  • Lubricants 
  • Mining 
  • Mold release agent 
  • Plasticizer 
  • Wood treating

In ceramics applications, CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 delivers the extra edge products need as a plasticizer, binder, and carrier with easy and smooth distribution, good lubricity for mold and die release, improved green-strength and easy burn-off without residue.

CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycols (PEGs), a family of water soluble linear polymers, are among the most versatile chemical ingredients available to formulators and manufacturers. They are available in a wide range of viscosities, weights from 200 to 8000 and melting points for optimal formulation flexibility in applications including ceramics, lubricants, soaps and detergents, and toilet bowl cleaners. By choosing a suitable product grade, you can achieve the desired balance of water solubility, hygroscopicity, vapor pressure, melting or freezing range, and viscosity.


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