Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose (HEMC/MHEC)
MikaZone™ Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose (HEMC/MHEC) is a odorless, tasteless, and non-toxic white to light-yellow powder that swells in cold water into a clear or slightly turbid colloidal solution. It is soluble in cold water and most organic solvents.
MikaZone™ HEMC has significant thickening, water retention, suspension stability, dispersibility, cohesiveness, film-forming properties, etc.
In the construction industry, MikaZone™ HEMC can be used as a thickener and water retention agent in the formulation of tile adhesives, grouts, self-leveling compounds, reinforcing and bonding mortars for EIFS/ETICS, gypsum plasters, and so on.