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Genapol PF 40

Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
August 25, 2022
Genapol PF 40 is used as nonionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of monomers like acrylates, styrene-acrylates and vinyl acetate.

Benefits

The use of Genapol PF40 offers the following advantages:

Product properties:


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


Performance in emulsion polymerization:

  • maintains low viscosity of polymer emulsion at different shear rates
  • enhanced electrolyte stability
  • improved shelf life (high freeze thaw stability)
  • similar polymerization results to APEOs

Chemical Name
  • 9003-11-6-
Product Function
  • Emulsifier
Chemical Type
  • Ethoxylates
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization
  • Metal working fluids (fully synthetic)

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Technical data

Product group:  EO/PO block copolymer
Active content: 100%
Appearance: cloudy, colorless solution
pH value:
Solubility: 1% in water: clear solution
Density: approx. 1.05 g/cm3 
Viscosity: approx. 200 mPas 
Flash point: > 250 °C
HLB value: 16

Application

Genapol PF 40 is a nonionic emulsifier recommended for:

  • Styrene/acrylate dispersions
  • Acrylate dispersions
  • Vinyl acetate dispersions
  • Metal working fluid (fully synthetic)