Aqualon™ ethylcellulose

Chemistry: Cellulosics

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Aqualon™ ethylcellulose (EC) is a cellulose ether distinguished by its versatility.

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As a unique product with wide-ranging solubility and flexibility at low temperatures, ethylcellulose is frequently used in electronics in addition to a variety of other applications. It provides high solution clarity, good thermal stability, even burnout and has very low decomposition temperatures.

Aqualon EC is a key binder for gravure printing inks as well as a thickening binder in flexographic and screen printing inks. In these applications, Aqualon EC polymers provide scuff resistance, adhesion, fast solvent release, film formation and outstanding rheology control.