HEC (Hydroxyethyl Cellulose)

HEC (Hydroxyethyl Cellulose) is a non-ionic, water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose. It is produced by modifying cellulose through the addition of hydroxyethyl groups. HEC is widely used in various industries for its thickening, suspending, and stabilizing properties.

Packing25KG each,custom packing available
DeliveryAround 7 days
Payment TermsT/T or L/C at sight

Product Details

Product Description

THM Chemicals offers high-quality HEC (Hydroxyethyl Cellulose) as part of our product range. Our HEC is meticulously manufactured using advanced processes to ensure consistent quality and reliable performance in a variety of applications.

Product Specification

AppearanceWhite to off-white powder
Viscosity (Brookfield RV)5,000 - 100,000 cP
Moisture Content≤ 5%
pH (1% Solution)6.0 - 8.5
Particle Size Distribution99% passes through 100 mesh
SolubilitySoluble in cold and hot water

Product Highlights

  1. Efficient Thickening: Our HEC exhibits excellent thickening properties, providing enhanced viscosity control and stability to various formulations.
  2. Suspension and Stabilization: The unique properties of our HEC enable it to effectively suspend solid particles and stabilize emulsions, improving the overall consistency of products.
  3. Water Retention: HEC has the ability to retain water, prolonging the hydration process and improving the workability of different systems.
  4. Compatibility: Our HEC is compatible with a wide range of other additives and ingredients, making it suitable for various formulation requirements.
  5. Versatile Applications: With its multifunctional nature, our HEC finds application in industries such as coatings, adhesives, personal care, and more.

Main Applications & Advantages


  • Water-based paints and coatings
  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Personal care products (lotions, creams, shampoos)
  • Construction materials (tile adhesives, grouts, cement-based mortars)
  • Oil and gas drilling fluids


  • Efficient thickening and viscosity control
  • Suspension and stabilization of formulations
  • Improved water retention for extended workability
  • Compatibility with various additives and ingredients
  • Versatile applications across multiple industries