Applications

Acriflow 041-SA is an ammonium polyacrylate of medium molecular weight. It is used as a dispersant, anti-scalent and suspending agent in a wide variety of industrial processes and applications when the presence of an involatile counter ion may cause processing issues. Application areas including

  • mining and mineral handling (china clay, metal ores)
  • inorganic pigment dispersions
  • paper making
  • textile processing
  • paint manufacture
  • boiler water treatment

Properties

PropertySpecification RangeTypical Values
AppearanceColourless to yellow, clear liquid free from visible impuritiesPale yellow, clear liquid
Solids Content37 – 40%38.5%
pH6.0 – 8.06.5
Brookfield Viscosity50 – 150 cps105 cps
Molecular Weight3000 – 6000 Dalton4500 Dalton

Packaging & Labelling

Standard packaging is in 210 litre UN-standard plastic drums at 230kg nett or 1000 litre Intermediate Bulk Containers at 1100kg nett. Each item of packaging is labelled with product name, batch number, date of manufacture, nett weight and relevant Health and Safety information. May also be supplied in bulk.

Hazard Classification

Not classified as hazardous for transport or supply

Approved for use in paper products for foodstuffs (FDA Ch. 176.17-18/BGA Ch.36).

Shelf Life

When stored sealed & unopened in the original packaging protected from direct sun light at 5-25°C the shelf life is over 6 months. If customer’s storage conditions do not match all this parameters then they should carry out their own tests to determine the shelf life under their specific storage conditions.

Related Materials

Acriflow 041-SA is provided as the ammonium salt. For information about the related sodium salt product please click here.

For information about the related acidic product please click here.