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Low foaming surfactant for metal cleaners

Genapol A 55

Genapol A 55 is an ethoxylated alcohol used as an emulsifying, low foaming surfactant in metal cleaning formulations.  It offers improved emulsification and solvency over typical linear or branched alcohol ethoxylates.
  • Low foaming
  • Soluble in water
  • Stable against hard water, aqueous acids and bases
  • Compatible with corrosions inhibitors such as Hostacor IT, Hostacor 2732, and Hostacor 2098
  • Excellent emulsifying properties
  • Better solvency than typical linear or branched alcohol ethoxylates
Product details
Product Function
  • Nonionic emulsifier
Chemical Type
  • Fatty alcohol alkoxylates
  • Metal cleaner
Technical data
Product group  Alcohol ethoxylate
Cloud point (1% in water) > 100 °C
Cloud point (5g in 25g 25% BDG-solution)  84 °C
pH (5% in 3:1 water:IPA) 6.9
  • Alkaline-type metal cleaners
  • Mild alkaline-type metal cleaners
  • Neutral spray cleaners
  • Paint removers

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