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CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 4000 Flake (Inhibited)

Polyethylene Glycol that provides enhanced solvency, lubricity, hygroscopicity and other important functional properties in a wide range of formulations. INCI Name: PEG-90

Uses:

  • Adhesives 
  • Chemical Intermediates 
  • Inks 
  • Lubricants 
  • Mold Release Agent 
  • Plasticizer

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties

  • % Actives Yes No 100%
  • Contains Inhibitor Yes No Yes (100 ppm BHT)
  • End Use Yes No Industrial
  • Form Yes No Solid
  • Melting or Freezing Range Yes No 53 to 59 °C
  • Molecular Weight Yes No 3600 to 4400 g/mol
  • Solubility in Water (20°C, % by wt) Yes No 66
  • Viscosity (100°C) Yes No 140 cSt
  • Viscosity (50% dissolution in water @ 20°C) Yes No 110 - 170 cP

Deliver optimal versatility with this product

Are you looking for an ingredient to optimize your formulations? CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 4000 Flake is one of the most versatile chemical ingredients available to formulators and manufacturers and can be used in a wide range of applications.

This linear polymer can maintain softness of wood, provide excellent control of texture and viscosity in soaps and detergents and can function as a plasticizer, binder, carrier and lubricant.

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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