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Cellulose Ethers

Lotte Fine Chemicals (LFC) Cellulose Ether Products

The key range of LFC products supplied by Filchem is the Mecellose® range.  This is an environmentally friendly, cellulose based product obtained from wood or cotton. The water insoluble natural cellulose polymer is converted into their water soluble Mecellose® through Etherification.

Predominant uses of Mecellose® are:

  • Thickening agent

  • Moisture retention agents

  • Lubricant

  • Stabiliser


The application of Mecellose® varies from

  • Construction

  • Cement and Ceramic Extrusion

  • Polymerization

  • Paint

  • Detergent

  • Personal care

Mecellose® is growing in popularity across this diverse range of industries in large part because of its flexibility and ease of use. The chemical and physical properties such as water solubility, pH stable, enzyme resistance, thickening qualities, and many more, will give your end-product consistent and reproducible results. With approximately 35 different grades of Mecellose®, supplied in surface treated powder, standard powder, or surface treated granular forms, there is certainly a grade of Mecellose® that will suit your application.

Mecellose® comes supplied in either a 20kg 3-ply Kraft laminated bag with a PE inner liner, or in 300kg bulk bags.

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