Surfactants

POLYSTEP® A-18

 

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Overview

POLYSTEP A-18 is an anionic surfactant providing excellent thermal and hydrolytic stability and is used in the manufacture of latex.

Application

Latex Manufacture

Chemical Description

SODIUM C14-16 ALPHA OLEFIN SULFONATE

Chemical Groups

Alpha Olefin Sulfonates, Sulfonates

Markets

Emulsion Polymerization

Properties

% Active:39
Boiling Point, ºC:100
Cloud Point, °C:20
CMC, mg/l:301.0
Density, g/ml:1.07
Draves Wetting, sec @ 25°C:3
Flash Point, PMCC, °C:>94
Form @ 25°C:Liquid
Freeze Point, °C:-7
Pour Point, °C:-4
Surface Tension, mN/m:31.0
Viscosity, cps @ 25°C:125
RVOC, U.S. EPA %:0

Regions of Availability

North America: Canada, USA
Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
EMEA: Africa, Europe, Middle East