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BYK Optigel® WH Clay Additive
Categories: Ceramic; Clay; Other Engineering Material; Additive/Filler for Polymer

Material Notes: Description: OPTIGEL® WH is produced from natural, colloidal aluminum silicate by a unique process. The high purity and consistent viscosity of OPTIGEL® WH are made possible by our selective mining and rigid process control from the crude ore to the finished product. OPTIGEL® WH is thixotropic in nature. It is most beneficial when it is used in combination with other rheological additives to produce the desired rheological properties in a paint system. Suitable co-thickeners include cellulosics, alkali swellables, and urethane thickeners. OPTIGEL® WH is a very economical thixotrope. OPTIGEL® WH is a fraction of the cost of most cellulosic thickeners. OPTIGEL® WH contributes to excellent spray atomization properties.


  • Economical
  • Heat Stable
  • Chemical Stability with Co-Solvents
  • Shear Tolerant
  • Enzyme-Proof
  • Rapid Shear Recovery
  • Low High Shear Viscosity
  • High Low Shear Viscosity
  • Wide Ph Range Tolerance (6-12)

Information provided by Southern Clay Products

Available Properties
  • Bulk Density, Loose
  • Bulk Density, Packed
  • Particle Mesh Size, 95%
  • pH
  • H2O, Water
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former Southern Clay Products

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