Texipol® 63-253 is an inverse emulsion thickener known for imparting a very short flow to a wide variety of aqueous and non-aqueous compositions, effective over a broad pH range. Supplied as a low-viscosity liquid, it offers almost instantaneous thickening upon direct mixing into the composition. Its polymer, already in solution as the sodium salt, eliminates the need for additional additives to promote thickening. Texipol® 63-253 finds applications in wallpaper pre-paste adhesives, high build/textured coatings, water-based building adhesives, and PVA adhesives. It can also thicken certain non-aqueous systems such as simple alcohols and glycols.

Functions: Rheology Modifier, Thickener

Chemical Family: Acrylamides

End Uses: Waterborne Adhesive

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylics, Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA)

Labeling Claims: APEO-Free

Physical Form: Liquid

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Creamy liquid
Polymer Charge
Anionic
Polymer Compatibility
Anionic / Non-ionic
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solid Contentapprox. 30%
Specific Gravity 1.05
pH6 - 11
Characteristics
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Relative Density (at 25°C)approx. 1.05--
Inverse Emulsion Viscosity*max. 5,000--
Thickened Deionized Water**min. 150,000--
Flow of Thickened CompositionsVery short--
Flash Pointmin. 100°C
Optimal pH Usage Range60 - 11.0--
Typical Thickened Viscosity⁴ min. 45,000 mPa.s-
Coating Viscosity*** (at 0.5% active,1.0 rpm)76000.0cPs
Coating Viscosity*** (at 0.5% active, 100 rpm)3550.0cPs
Note

* Brookfield RVT, Spindle #7, 100 rpm at 25°C / 77°F.
** Deionized water thickened with 2% of Texipol® 63-237, as supplied. Brookfield RVT, Spindle #6, 5 rpm at 25°C / 77°F.
***Viscosity measurements taken at room temperature using Brookfield RV viscometer,
⁴Texipol® 63-253: 2% in DI water – Brookfi eld RVT, Spindle 6, 5 rpm, at 25°C.

 

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance
Chemical Inventories

Technical Details & Test Data

Viscosity Profiles of Water


[Without pre-shearing at 25ºC]

Effect of pH on the Viscosity


Effect of pH on the Viscosity of the 2% Texipol® 63-253 and Water Solution

Viscosity of water when Mixed with 2% Texipol

Effect of pH on the Viscosities of Water and Texipol Solutions


[2.0% Texipol in Water and at 50 s-1]

2% solutions in water


2% solutions in water (shear rate, 50 Sec-1)

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information

Texipol® 63-253 is available in a 441 lb. net weight steel drum and is imported from the United Kingdom.

Storage & Handling

Storage Condition

Texipol® 63-253 should be stored at temperatures between 5-30°C / 41-86°F. If the product freezes, thaw completely by placing the container in a warm water bath and homogenize completely before use. Texipol® 63-253 can be stored in glass, stainless steel, plastic or epoxy-lined vessels. Texipol® 63-253 should not be stored in mild steel, copper or aluminum containers.