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Polymerization Aid

SEPPIC offers surfactants for polymerization in emulsion and coalescing agents and plasticizers to be incorporated straight after dispersion synthesis.

Product range

  • SIMALINE range stabilizes water in oil (W/O) emulsions. For example in the field of inverse emulsion polymerization for the flocculants industry.
  • MONTANE™ sorbitan esters range offers non ionic surfactants for emulsion polymerization processes.
  • SIMULSOL™ 546 SN is an anionic surfactant used as stabilizer and wetting agent for emulsion polymerization of acrylic and vinyl acetates dispersions.
  • SIMULSOL™ SL alkyl polyglucoside (APG) grades stabilize oil in water (O/W) emulsions.

In France, SEPPIC distributes the Kuraray products:

  • KURARAY POVAL™ polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) grades are used as suspending agents during the polymerization in suspension process.
  • EXCEVAL™ range of water-soluble ethylene vinyl-alcohol (EVOH) copolymers comprises various viscosities and different levels of hydrolysis and ethylene content.