Kemsurf KAS30 is a disodium alkyl ethoxy sulfosuccinate based on linear C10-12 alcohol and is utilized in the production of various polymers. Kemsurf KAS30 serves as an outstanding primary emulsifier in the manufacturing process of acrylic, vinyl-acrylic, styrene-acrylic, and EVA latexes. Its key features include low surface and interfacial tension, offering both steric and electrostatic stabilization in the production of these polymers.

Functions: Dispersant, Emulsifier

Applicable Processes: Acrylic Polymerization, Emulsion Polymerization, Styrene Acrylic Manufacturing, Vinyl Acrylic Manufacturing

Features: Electrolyte Stability, Provides Electrostatic Stabilisation, Provides Steric Stabilisation, Shear Resisitance, Surface Tension Reduction

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Identification & Functionality

Industrial Additives Functions

Features & Benefits

Features
  • Low surface and interfacial tension
  • Provides steric and electrostatic stabilization
  • Good mechanical /shear stability
  • Good electrolyte stability

Applications & Uses

Applications
  • Primary emulsifier for emulsion polymerisation
  • Dispersant

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Yellowish liquid
Odor
Characteristic
Soluble in
Water
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 100°CClosed Cup
Pour Pointmax. 0°C-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)1.08--
Viscosity (at 20°C)300cP-
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (5% aqueous)5.0 - 6.0--
Solid Content30.0 - 34.0%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Kemsurf KAS30 can be supplied in bulk road tankers, IBC’s, 200kg or 25kg nett drums.

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions

Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass-lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Kemsurf KAS30 to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination. This material can separate on standing and at low temperatures. May require agitation and warming before use