Emulsogen EPA 073

Anionic emulsifer for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
November 21, 2021
Emulsogen EPA 073 is used as anionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of monomers like pure acrylic, styrene-acrylic acid esters and vinyl acetate.

Benefits

The use of Emulsogen EPA 073 offers the following advantages:

Product properties:

  • low VOC
  • free of alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)
  • readily biodegradable
  • easy to handle
  • FDA approved

Performance in emulsion polymerization:

  • improved stability of the monomer emulsion
  • low coagulum formation during polymerization
  • control of particle size of the polymer dispersion
  • improved viscosity of the polymer dispersions

Performance in paint binders:

  • increases the tinting strength of tinted emulsion paint
Product Function
  • Anionic emulsifier
Chemical Type
  • Anionic products
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization

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Technical Data

Product group:  Sulfate ester
Active content: approx. 30%
Appearance: clear, colorless liquid
pH value: approx. 7
Solubility: soluble in water
Density: approx. 1.05 g/cm3 at 20°C
Viscosity: approx. 40 mPas 
Boiling point: approx. 100 °C
Flash point: > 100 °C
Electrolyte content: < 0.5%

Applications

Emulsogen EPA 073 is used for the emulsion polymerization of:
  • pure acrylic
  • styrene-acrylic
  • vinyl acetate
Product usage levels: 0.5 – 5.0 % based on monomers.