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Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC) for EIFS/ETICS

Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC) for EIFS/ETICS

Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS), also known as EWI (Exterior Wall Insulation Systems) or External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) is a type of cladding system that provides exterior walls with an insulated finished surface and waterproofing in an integrated composite material system. An Exterior Insulation Finishing System / External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems can be defined as an ideal energy efficient thermal wrapping or facade insulation applied to the exterior surfaces of a building which is then finished with a long-life, decorative and protective wall coating that can be installed on any type of construction.

Product description
Chemical Name: Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose/Methyl Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
Appearance: White or off-white powder
Delayed Solubility: No
Moisture content: ≤6 %
Ash content: ≤5 %
Methoxy content: 19-24 %
Hydroxypropyl content: 4-12 %
pH value: 6-8
Particle size: 99% pass 80 mesh
Viscosity: 140,000-160,000 mPa.s (NDJ-1, 2% solution, 20℃)
55,000-65,000 mPa.s (Brookfield-RV, 2% solution, 20℃)

HPMC for EIFS/ETICS features:

  • Excellent workability
  • Optimized product consistency and rheology
  • Comfort by lowering heating and air conditioning costs
  • Exhibit high strength, strong adhesion, and alkali resistance

Packaging and storage
Standard packed in 25 KG per paper plastic composite bag
Big bags or other special packages are possible on request
Weight/20′ container: approx. 10 metric tons with pallets, approx. 14 metric tons without pallets
Weight/40′ container: approx. 24 metric tons with pallets, approx. 26 metric tons without pallets
Stored in its original packaging in a dry and place with temperature below 30℃.
It is recommended to use HPMC within 2 years.
Safety notes
The data presented above is in accordance with the present state of our knowledge, but doesn’t absolve the user from carefully checking it all immediately on receipt. We reserve the right to alter product constantly within the scope of technical progress or new developments. The recommendations made above should be checked by preliminary trials because of conditions during processing over which we have no control of, especially where other companies’ raw materials are also being used.