Surfactants

POLYSTEP® TD-3

 

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Overview

POLYSTEP TD-3 is a nonionic surfactant that can be used as a post addative in paints and coatings, as well as in adhesives and sealents.  

Application

Latex Manufacture

Chemical Description

TRIDECYL ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATE, POE-3

Chemical Groups

Alcohol Ethoxylates, Alkoxylates, Tridecyl Alcohol Ethoxylates  

Markets

Emulsion Polymerization

Properties

% Active:100
Boiling Point, ºC:100
Cloud Point, °C:<25 (1% aqueous)
CMC, mg/l:22
Density, g/ml:0.93
Flash Point, PMCC, °C:>94
HLB:8
Moles of EO:3
Pour Point, °C:<-12
Solids, % by Wt:100
Specific Gravity @ 25°C:0.93
Surface Tension, mN/m:27
Viscosity, cps @ 25°C:54

Regions of Availability

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