Attagel®

Attapulgite Rheology Modifier

Attagel® products are attapulgite clay powders used for imparting viscosity modification with thixotopic behaviour to a range of aqueous and non-aqueous systems. They are finely pulverized for ease of dispersion and come in a range of different particle sizes to suit various applications. 

Typically these products offer improved syneresis control (anti-settling), sag resistance, film build, levelling, spatter resistance, feathering, tint strength and hiding.

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Features


    • Finely pulverized attapulgite powders.

    • Different degrees of processing result in a selection of size distributions.

    • Light cream in colour.

Benefits


    • Thixotropic viscosity modification.

    • Easy to disperse.

    • Offers improved syneresis control (anti-settling), sag resistance, film build, levelling, spatter resistance, feathering, tint strength and hiding.

    • Cost effective and with consistent performance.

    • Suitable for a variety of aqueous and non-aqueous systems (non-aqueous requires a suitable quaternary ammonium surfactant).

Typical Applications


    • Paints and coatings.

    • Adhesives and sealants.

    • Construction products. Tile adhesives in particular.

    • Suspension fertilizers. 

    • Liquid animal feed.

    • Butyl rubber.