Emulsogen LCN 217 can be used as wetting agent in water-borne coatings. It is especially suitable for white emulsion paints tinted with waterborne pigment preparations. Dosage level is 0.1 - 0.5% in the paint formulation.
Emulsogen LCN 217 is also used as dispersing agent for water-based pigment preparations, suitable for organic pigments and carbon blacks. Is is especially recommended for use in textile printing inks. Dosage level is 10 - 40% based on pigments.
Emulsogen LCN 217 is also used as nonionic emulsifier for of styrene/acrylate dispersions, acrylate dispersions, vinyl acetate dispersions and butadiene/styrene latex. Dosage level is 2 % based on monomers.