Emulsogen EPN 217

Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
November 28, 2021
Emulsogen EPN 217 is used as nonionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of monomers like acrylates, styrene-acrylates, styrene-butadiene and vinyl acetate.

Benefits

The use of Emulsogen EPN 217 offers the following advantages:

Product properties:

  • low VOC
  • free of alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)
  • hazard label free
  • easy to handle
  • FDA approved

Performance in emulsion polymerization:

  • reduces grit level during polymerization
  • maintains low viscosity of polymer emulsion at different shear rates
  • enhanced electrolyte stability
  • improved shelf life (high freeze thaw stability)
Product Function
  • Nonionic emulsifier
Chemical Type
  • Fatty alcohol ethoxylates
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization

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Technical Data

Product group:  Fatty alcohol polyglycol ether
Active content: 70%
Appearance: clear, colorless liquid
pH value: 6 - 8 
Solubility: soluble in water
Density: approx. 1.047 g/cm3 
Viscosity: approx. 670 mPas 
HLB value: 17

Applications

Emulsogen EPN 217 is a nonionic emulsifier recommended for:

  • Styrene/acrylate dispersions
  • Acrylate dispersions
  • Vinyl acetate dispersions
  • Butadiene/styrene latex

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