ACUSOL™

Unlock formulation flexibility with ACUSOL™. This advanced line offers efficient viscosity control, suspension stability, and compatibility across personal care, household, industrial, and coating applications.

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The ACUSOL™ line from Dow offers a diverse range of polymeric rheology modifiers tailored for different formulation needs, enabling formulators to achieve desired viscosity, suspension, and stability properties in various waterborne systems across multiple industries.

Dow Chemical's Acusol™ products are effective rheology modifiers based on ASE (Alkali Soluble Emulsion), HASE (Hydrophobically-modified Alkali Soluble Emulsion) and HEUR (Hydrophobically-modified Ethoxylated Urethane) chemistry. 

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    Improve Your Detergents with Acusol™ from Dow Chemical

    With many grades to choose from, they have a viscosity range from 10 to 11,000 cP.  They are used in fabric softeners, high-alkaline laundry liquids, household laundry detergents and dishwashing detergents.

    Enhance Your Surface Cleaners with Acusol™ from Dow Chemical

    Used in abrasive cleaners, floor cleaners, hard-surface cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, oven and grill cleaners. They have a viscosity range from 10 to 11,000 cP.  All AcusolTM grades are available in a liquid form to provide ease of use, no dusting/non-hygroscopic with no preparation required.

    Keep it Clean with Acusol™ Dispersants from Dow Chemical

    Acusol™ dispersants from Dow Chemical are acrylic acid homo-polymer, acrylate co-polymer, and modified acrylate chemistries designed to prevent scale formation and fabric encrustation. They come in a variety of forms for different detergent bases. Additionally, Acusol™ dispersants prevent clay and oil redeposition, enhance soil removal, scatter inorganic particles and pigments, sequester polyvalent metal ions, and assist in the preparation of high solids, low viscosity inorganic slurries.

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    Rheolgoy Modifiers for Detergents

    Benefits:

    • Versatile: Functions In A Wide Variety Of Applications
    • Liquids: Easy To Use, No Preparation Required; Also No Dust And Non-Hygroscopic
    • Quick Thickening: For In Line Static Mixers With Continuous Processing
    • Shear Tolerance: Can Be Used In Membrane Pumps, Turbine Mixers, High Speed Propellers And Colloid Mills
    • Microbial Resistance: ACUSOLTM Does Not Support Contamination, Unlike Natural Thickeners
    • Non-Toxic: Non-Hazardous
    • Registrations: Cleared Under EINECS/TSCA/AICS

    Performance Comparison of AcusolTM ASE, HASE and HEUR Rheology Modifiers:

    PropertyASEHASEHEUR
    Ease of UseExcellentExcellentGood
    AssociativeNoYesYes
    Salt Tolerance - NaClGoodExcellentExcellent
    Salt Tolerance - Di/Trivalent IonsGoodExcellentExcellent
    Shear Thinning BehaviorGoodExcellentFair
    Solvent CompatibilityExcellentExcellentGood
    High pH CompatibilityExcellentGoodGood
    Low pH CompatibilityNoFairExcellent
    Anionic CompatibilityExcellentExcellentGood
    Cationic CompatibilityNoLimitedExcellent
    Nonionic CompatibilityExcellentExcellentExcellent
    Peroxide StabilityNoLimitedExcellent
    Rheology Modifiers for Cleaners

    Benefits:

    • Versatile: Functions in a wide variety of applications
    • Quick Thickening: For in line static mixers with continuous processing
    • Shear Tolerance: Can be used in membrane pumps, turbine mixers, high speed propellers and colloid mills
    • Gel Appearance: Clear and transparent if required
    • Microbial Resistance: ACUSOLTM does not support contamination, unlike natural thickeners
    • Non-Toxic: Non-Hazardous
    • Registrations: Cleared under EINECS/TSCA/AICS

    Performance Comparison of AcusolTM ASE, HASE and HEUR Rheology Modifiers:

    PropertyASEHASEHEUR
    Ease of UseExcellentExcellentGood
    AssociativeNoYesYes
    Salt Tolerance - NaClGoodExcellentExcellent
    Salt Tolerance - Di/Trivalent IonsGoodExcellentExcellent
    Shear Thinning BehaviorGoodExcellentFair
    Solvent CompatibilityExcellentExcellentGood
    High pH CompatibilityExcellentGoodGood
    Low pH CompatibilityNoFairExcellent
    Anionic CompatibilityExcellentExcellentGood
    Cationic CompatibilityNoLimitedExcellent
    Nonionic CompatibilityExcellentExcellentExcellent
    Peroxide StabilityNoLimitedExcellent
    Dispersants for Dish and Fabric Detergents

    Attributes and performance:

    • Product Forms: Liquid (Emulsion, Solvent, Aqueous), Sprayed Dried Powders And Granulates
    • PH: Acidic And Neutral Options
    • Solid Forms Can Act As A Processing Aid For Powder Detergent Manufacturing
    • Bleach Stabilization
    • For High Ash Systems, Provides High Performing Encrustation Inhibition
    • Unique Grades Available For Higher Surface Affinity
    • Tolerance In High Ion (Hard) Water

    Performance Comparison of Acusol™ Dispersants by Grade:

    Properties and Performance402 / 402N420N / 420NG445 Series497N / 497NG460 Series587G / 588 / 588G425N / 425NG
    Calcium Carbonate Growth InhibitionGoodExcellentGoodGoodNot RatedNot RatedExcellent
    Calcium Carbonate DispersionGoodExcellentGoodFairFairFairExcellent
    Sulphate Salts Growth InhibitionGoodExcellentGoodFairFairFairExcellent
    Silicate Salts Growth InhibitionFairFairFairFairExcellentFair
    Calcium Polyphosphate Growth InhibitionFairFairFairFairNot RatedExcellentFair
    Calcium Polyphosphate DispersionFairFairFairFairFairExcellentFair
    Zeolite DispersionGoodGoodGoodGoodFairGoodGood
    Organic Soils DispersionFairFairFairFairFairFair
    Lime Soap Salts DispersionNot RatedNot RatedNot RatedNot RatedExcellentNot RatedNot Rated
    Lime Soap Salts DispersionExcellentExcellentExcellentNot RatedFairGoodExcellent
    Lime Soap Salts DispersionGoodNot RatedExcellentExcellentNot RatedNot RatedGood

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    AMP ULTRA PC™
    AMPD ULTRA PC helps to reduce emulsion particle size and enhance rheological properties. It aids in pigment dispersion and improves dispersion stability, making it particularly well-suited for use in mascara and color cosmetics.
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    AMP ULTRA PC™
    AMPD ULTRA PC helps to reduce emulsion particle size and enhance rheological properties. It aids in pigment dispersion and improves dispersion stability, making it particularly well-suited for use in mascara and color cosmetics.
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    AMP ULTRA PC™
    Advancion’s high-purity ULTRA PC™ multifunctional amino alcohols are specifically designed to deliver robust performance across a broad array of personal care and cosmetics applications, including hair care and styling, color cosmetics and skin care
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    AMP ULTRA PC™
    Advancion’s high-purity ULTRA PC™ multifunctional amino alcohols are specifically designed to deliver robust performance across a broad array of personal care and cosmetics applications, including hair care and styling, color cosmetics and skin care
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    ACUSOL 441, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum DOW -- Drum 524.68 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 441, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL 445 NG, Technical Grade, Granular, Bag -- Technical Bag 50.00 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 445 NG, Technical Grade, Granular, Bag
    ACUSOL 445N, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC -- Technical IBC 2,601.24 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 445N, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC
    ACUSOL 448, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum -- Technical Drum 524.68 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 448, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL 505N, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum DOW -- Drum 473.97 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 505N, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL 505N, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC DOW Technical IBC 2,204.62 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 505N, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC
    ACUSOL 588, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum DOW -- Drum 524.68 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 588, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL™ 820 Rheology Modifier DOW Technical Drum 473.99 lbs --
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    ACUSOL™ 820 Rheology Modifier
    ACUSOL 830, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC DOW -- IBC 2,204.60 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 830, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC
    ACUSOL 845, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum DOW -- Drum 473.99 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 845, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL 935N, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum -- Technical Drum 555.96 lbs --
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    ACUSOL 935N, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL CB1, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum DOW Technical Drum 440.00 lbs --
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    ACUSOL CB1, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum
    ACUSOL OP305, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC -- Technical IBC 2,204.62 lbs --
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    ACUSOL OP305, Technical Grade, Liquid, IBC
    ACUSOL PRO, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum ImDerma Laboratories Technical Drum 499.02 lbs --
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    ACUSOL PRO, Technical Grade, Liquid, Drum

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