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Functional Cellulose Gels by JRS

J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE France (JRS)

Description :
This is a water-insoluble, micro-crystalline cellulose that is processed with a water-soluble spacer in a special production process. The fiber-gel is a whitish powder that disperses in water, forms a three-dimensional network and that way can be used as a multifunctional additive in water-based systems.
Called also MCG: Microcrystalline Cellulose Gel.

*** More infos available in the section "Documents" (on the left column): Functional gels of cellulose by JRS ***

Properties:
Stabilizer / Thickening / Gelling Agent / Thixotropic, pseudoplastic / High stability / Natural and sustainable / Temperature stable / pH stabile (4-11) / Electrolyte stable / Easy handling / Easy to spray or pump / Compatible with many binding agents / Synergy with other thickening agents / Not sticky

***Applications in Life Science - Pharma
***Applications in Life Science - Feed
***Applications in Life Science - Food
***Applications in Life Science - Cosmetic
***Applications in Industry - Paints / Ready-to-use products (mortars, plasters, cement tiles adhesives...)
***Replacement of bentonite with ARBOCEL fiber gel:
Calcium carbonate slurry - Bentonite is responsible for stabilization
Anionic bituminous emulsions - Bentonite is responsible for stabilization of the emulsion
Ready to use putty - Bentonite is responsible for the standability on the wall

***Other Applications:
Dispersion adhesives / Water-based ready to use products (plasters) / Undercoats and primers / Paper industry / Anionic bitumen emulsions / Agriculture / Detergency

***And a lot of new and innovative applications !!***

Product family :
Intermediate products > Functional additives

Sectors/Markets :


Bio-based content
Cellulose (Wood)
100%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
Product from wood cellulose, Cosmos approved in cosmetic and Ecocert approved in paints. Product 100%natural and renewable.

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Standards - Labels
Last update 04/08/2016
Data stemming from statements of the supplier
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