What is the difference between MHEC and HPMC?
Melacoll 2022-07-26 17:06

What is the difference between MHEC and HPMC chemicals? How to distinguish them? This video focus on etherizing agent, uses, price, and thermal stability (gel temperature). You can get very clear insight. In part 6 of this 7 things you need to know to buy HPMC for tile adhesive, we also covered this in detail, such as manufacture process, physical and chemical properties, cellulose ether group content ...


NO.1 Difference between MHEC and HPMC etherizing agent

This is the biggest difference between MHEC and HPMC.

So what is the etherizing agent of HEMC? It is monochlomethane and ethylene oxide. Its full name is Hydroxyethyl methyl cellulose,

And what is the authorizing agent of HPMC? That is monochloromethane and propylene oxide.  Its full name is hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. it's synonyms is hypromellose.

NO.2 Difference between MHEC and HPMC gel temperature

So the gel temperature of HEMC is higher than HPMC.  The gel temperature of HEMC of MIKEM Chemical mainly is around 75° to 100°. And that of HPMC is around 55° to 75°. So if you're living in somewhere some countries that is of higher temperature like India, Indonesia or Africa. These countries of a higher temperature performance environment. You should choose HEMC for your worksite, all right?

NO.3 Difference between MHEC and HPMC uses

HEMC is mostly using liquid production like water-based coatings, wall putty...

But HPMC is mainly using construction like dry mortar, putty powder...

NO.4 Difference between MHEC and HPMC price

Generally speaking, HEMC price is a little more expensive than HPMC. The main difference is what you care about.

Okay, so that's all about today. Mainly we're talking about MHEC and HPMC and their difference. I hope you have some knowledge. About HPMC and HEC, they also have differences.


Posted by Melacoll

Hi, there, I have been engaged in the cellulose ether industry for 11 years.

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