Colour APHA (25% Aq.solution)
White Powder / Granules
99.0 % Min.
10 ppm Max.
Sodium Salt of 2-Acrylamido 2-methypropanesulfonic Acid (50% Aqueous Solution) also known as NaATBS CAS No. 5165-97-9
Density @ 25 C (77 F)
Viscosity @ 25 C (77 F)
pH @ 25 C (77 F)
Colour APHA @ 25 C (77 F)
Clear Colourless To Loght Yellow Liquid
1.20 – 1.21 Kg / Litre
14.0 cPs Max.
2 ppm Max.
Water Treatment Chemicals
a) Dispersants (Low molecular Weight): Co-Polymer and terpolymers of 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid are used in Cooling Tower and Boilers to inhibit Calcium, Magnesium and Silica scale.
b) Flocculants (High Molecular Weight): High Molecular Weight Co-polymer of 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid is used to percipitate solids in industrial and mining effluents.
Emulsions For Paints and Paper Coatings
Polymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid improve scrub resistance, dispersant performance and reduce grit formation.
a) Pressure Sensitive Adhesives : Ploymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid are used to improve tack and peel strength in Pressure Sensitive Adhesive fromulations.
b) Wood Glue : ploymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid improve adhesive strength, thermal and mechanical properties with superior rheology.
Hydrogels and Super absorbants
Polymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid are used in diapers, lotions and other personal care products, due to high water absorbing capacity, electrical conductivity, slipperiness and lubricity. Being super absorbants, ploymers also finds applications in the agriculture sector as water retention agents.
Ploymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid are widely used as Textile Sizing Agents, Thickeners, Dispersants and Non-Woven Emulsion Binders.
Detergents and Cleaners
Polymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid improve charachteristic of hydrophilicity, dispersibility, and lubricity and also enhance the cleaning efficiency of Detergents and Cleaners
Oilfield and Mining Chemicals
Polymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid provide excellent high temperature stability, lubricity and friction reduction in drilling and cementing fluids.
Construction Chemicals / Super Plasticizers
Polymers containing 2-Arcylamido 2-methylpropanesulfonic Acid improve dispersability, lubricity and can be used as excellent flow control auxillaries for building materials.
Used as co-monomer in acrylic fiber industry to enhance dye receptibility.
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