A modified hydroxyethyl methyl cellulose (HEMC) developed for cement-based applications, such as cement-based tile adhesives. Compatible with all conventional mineral binders used in.This product provides good open time, slip resistance, adhesion and shear strength, according to different storage conditions. The selected particle size distribution offers quick, lump free dissolution. It also enhances workability and water retention. Dow’s WALOCEL™ cellulose ether products are manufactured using cellulose from wood or cotton linter, resulting in an inherently bio-based additive with approximately over 78% bio-based carbon content.