Surfactants

POLYSTEP® F-4

 

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Overview

POLYSTEP F-4 is a nonionic surfactant used in the manufacture of latex. POLYSTEP F-4 will assist in controlling particle size and freeze-thaw and mechanical stability.

Application

Latex Manufacture

Chemical Description

NONYLPHENOL ETHOXYLATE, POE-10

Chemical Groups

Alkoxylates, Nonylphenol Ethoxylates

Markets

Emulsion Polymerization

Properties

% Active:100
Boiling Point, ºC:188
Cloud Point, °C:54
CMC, mg/l:15.0
Density, g/ml:1.06
Draves Wetting, sec @ 25°C:5
Flash Point, PMCC, °C:>94
Form @ 25°C:Liquid
Freeze Point, °C:1
HLB:13
Hydroxyl Value:142
Moles of EO:10
pH, 5% in 1:1 IPA/H2O: 7.5
Pour Point, °C:4
Surface Tension, mN/m:31.0
Viscosity, cps @ 25°C:240
RVOC, U.S. EPA %:0

Regions of Availability

Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela