Types of cellulose ether and mechanism of action (III)

By |2023-02-21T08:45:39+00:00May 17th, 2022|Industry News|

Following the previous article, we continue to introduce HEC and CMC in the classification of cellulose ethers. 1.1.3 Hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) It is made from refined cotton treated with alkali and reacted with ethylene oxide as etherizing agent in the presence of acetone. Its substitution degree is generally 1.5~2.0. It has strong hydrophilicity and is