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Genapol X 150

Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
October 30, 2021
Genapol X 150 is used as nonionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of monomers like acrylates, styrene-acrylates and vinyl acetate.

Benefits

The use of Genapol X150 offers the following advantages:

Product properties:
  • low VOC
  • free of alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)
  • readily biodegradable
  • FDA approvals

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
  • 78330-21-9
Product Function
  • Nonionic emulsifier
Chemical Type
  • Fatty alcohol ethoxylates
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization

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Technical data

Product group:  Fatty alcohol ethoxylate
Active content: 100%
Appearance: white wax
pH value: 6 - 8
Solubility: soluble in water
Density: approx. 1.02 g/cm3 
Viscosity: approx. 50 mPas 
Flash point: > 250 °C
HLB value: 15

Application

Genapol X 150 is a nonionic emulsifier recommended for:

  • Styrene/acrylate dispersions
  • Acrylate dispersions
  • Vinyl acetate dispersions