Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose

HEMC (Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose)

HEMC (Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose)

Product Description

Michem Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose (HEMC) also known as Methyl Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (MHEC), is a non-ionic, water soluble cellulose polymer made from natural cellulose through a series of etherification reactions. Michem HEMC or MHEC are excellent in water retention, surface activity, thickening, film formation, adhesion, suspension, and high-temperature resistance, a key additive of construction materials with additional thickening, better workability, less stickiness, longer open time, etc.



Molecular Formula

Product Specifications 

Appearance:white or off-white powder
pH value:6-8
Gel temperature:70-85°C
Viscosity:400-75,000 mPa.s (Brookfield RV, 2%)

Main Applications

tile adhesive

Tile adhesives

wall putty

Wall putty/skim coat

joint filler

Joint fillers



Self-leveling compounds


Our Michem HEMC are formulated to offer these improvements:

Loading Quantity

20′ FCL:10,000kg (20pallets with 500kg).
40′ FCL:22,000kg (20pallets with 500kg,20pallets with 600kg).


paper bag

 25kg/ Paper bag

500kg/Jumbo bag

Neutral packaging or custom packaging available.

Cellulose ether packaging

We offer pure and modified types cellulose ethers.

For More Information,
Product TDS, COA, SDS, And Free Samples.

Michem HEMC EM-100K

Excellent adhesion & Good open time & Sag resistance

Michem HEMC EM-200K

Excellent open time & Good adhesion & Excellent workability

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We offer the most suitable grades for different uses. Get a cellulose ether solution according to your applications.

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