Pangel® M90F is a high-purity smectite-based additive with a selected particle size, specifically designed to adjust the rheology of joint compounds, plasters, and fillers formulated in both powder and paste. It is recommended for applications requiring a fine particle size. Additionally, Pangel® M90F can serve as a binding agent for both organic and inorganic powders. Its high swelling capacity upon contact with water allows it to disperse easily while retaining high resistance when dry.

Chemical Family: Bentonite

Applicable Processes: Encapsulation, Granulation Process, Surface Preparation

Physical Form: Powder

Features: Excellent Dispersibility, Excellent Stability, High Purity, High Swelling, Improved Pumpability, Improved Workability, Increases Dry Pellets Resistance, Reduced Sedimentation, Sag Resistance, Segregation Prevention, Viscosity Control

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

CASE Ingredients Features
Industrial Additives Features
Product Benefits

Stability and viscosity control with extremely fast dispersion capacity under high solid systems and low shear systems

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Applicable Processes
Adhesive & Sealant End Applications
Coating End Applications
Industrial Additives End Use
Product Applications
  • Joint compounds for gypsum plasterboard in dry and paste formulations
  • Plasters and fillers
  • Crack fillers
  • Surface preparation
  • Granulation and encapsulation

Recommendations:

  • High performance additive
  • Thixotropic additive to improve the workability and sag resistance
  • Activated sodium bentonite based additive.
  • The product can be dispersed at low shear.
  • Easy dispersion and good interaction with other components in the formulation.
Instructions to Use

In dry products no special recommendation is required save that the mix is correctly homogenized. In ready-mix products, Pangel® M90F can be incorporated in the first phases of the dispersion together with other additives. It can also be incorporated with the organic thickeners before the addition of the load.

Dosage

The dose of Pangel® M90F varies depending on the application. However, normal doses are between 1% and 3%.

Properties

Physical Form
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
AspectFluid powder--
Moisture Content7 - 14%-
Apparent Density600 - 740g/l-
Particle Size Distribution
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Particle Size (by Dry Sieving by Less than 45μm)min. 75.0%ISO 565
Particle Size (Dry sieving Residue in 150μm)max. 0.0%ISO 565
Particle Size (Dry sieving Residue in 75 - 150μm)max. 5.0%ISO 565
Particle Size (Dry sieving Residue in 45 - 5μm)max. 25.0%ISO 565
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Humidity 7 - 14%
Apparent Density 600 - 740g/l

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information

Available in 25 kg paper bags or in Big-Bags

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
1 year
Storage and Shelf Life
  • Dry places protected from humidity
  • No deterioration 1 year from the date of manufacture, in the original packaging