GP-1009 Silicone Polyol Copolymer

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Description

GP-1009 is a 100% active polyoxyethylene (EO) modified dimethylpolysiloxane block copolymer. GP-1009 is dispersible in water at 1%, but is not water-soluble. GP-1009 is resistant to breakdown by hydrolysis due to the presence of stable  ≡ Si – C  ≡  bonds between silicone and polyol block sections. 

  • Low Surface Tension
  • Water Dispersible
  • Non-Hydrolyzable
Typical Properties
Appearance
Clear to Hazy, Colorless to Straw Liquid
Weight/Gallon @ 25°C
8.5 lbs
Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C
250
Flash Point (P.M.C.C.)
>300°F
Specific Gravity
1.03
Wt. % Active
100
Wt. % Silicone
50
Molecular Weight (Calculated)
6725
Polyol Type
Polyoxyethylene (EO)
End-Cap
None
Solubility in Water
Dispersible

Applications

GP-1009 is recommended for use as a wetting agent or emulsifier in water-based coatings, inks, polishes and hard surface cleaners. Additionally, GP-1009 may be used as a dispersing agent for the incorporation of clays, pigments and other powders in water.Other applications include the following:

  • Leveling and Flow Control Agent
  • Thread Lubricant
  • Profoaming Additive (Aqueous Systems)

Processing and Safety Guidelines

GP-1009 has a very low order of toxicity, but should still be handled with all precautions common to the use of any industrial chemical product. Consult Safety Data Sheet for additional details.

Packaging/Handling/Storage

GP-1009 is supplied in 5-gallon (42 lbs.) pails, 55-gallon (460 lbs.) drums and 330-gallon (2760 lbs.) totes. Moisture Sensitive. Keep containers tightly sealed. Store below 100° F.