Genapol X 080 emulsifier

Nonionic emulsifier for emulsion polymerization

Edition Date :
October 05, 2021
Genapol X 080 is used as nonionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of acrylates, styrene-acrylates, vinyl acetate, styrene-butadiene and E-PVC.

Benefits

The use of Genapol X 080 offers the following advantages:

Product properties:

  • low VOC
  • free of alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)
  • readily biodegradable
  • easy to handle (liquid material; soluble in water)
  • 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)
Product Function
  • Emulsifier
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization

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Technical Data

Product group:  Fatty alcohol ethoxylate
Active content: 100%
Appearance: clear, slightly cloudy liquid
pH value: 6 - 8 
Solubility: soluble in water
Density: approx. 0.98 g/cm3 
Viscosity: approx. 23 mPas 
Flash point: approx. 190 °C
Crystallization point: approx. 20 °C
HLB value: 12 - 13

Applications

Genapol X 080 is used as nonionic emulsifier for the emulsion polymerization of:

  • Styrene/acrylate dispersions
  • Acrylate dispersions
  • Vinyl acetate dispersions
  • Butadiene/styrene latex
  • E-PVC