Emulsogen EPN 287
Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Emulsogen EPN 287

Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
August 31, 2019
Emulsogen EPN 287 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 287 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 coagulation
  • maintains low viscosity of polymer emulsion at different shear rates
  • enhanced electrolyte stability
  • improved shelf life (high freeze thaw stability)
Product group:  Fatty alcohol polyglycol ether
Active content: 70%
Appearance: clear, colorless liquid
pH value: 6 - 8 
Solubility: soluble in water
Density: approx. 1.08 g/cm3 
Viscosity: approx. 700 mPas 
Crystallisation temperature:  approx. 15 °C
Flash point: > 100 °C
HLB value: 17.5
Emulsogen EPN 287 is a nonionic emulsifier recommended for:

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