Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241)
WT-241 is an acrylic acid/acrylate/phosphonic acid/sulfosalt tetra-copolymer that has a wide range of applications. It is used as a scale inhibitor in water treatment, providing excellent performance against calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate scales. It also has corrosion inhibition properties and can be used to improve the efficiency of other water treatment chemicals. Additionally, WT-241 can be used as a dispersant for organic and inorganic particles, helping to keep them suspended in water.
WT-241 is a copolymer of carboxylic, hydroxylic, and sulfonic acid groups, which helps to effectively inhibit the formation of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate scales. When used in circulating cool water systems with organophosphates, WT-241 demonstrates strong synergic effects with other agents that help boost its scale inhibition performance. This versatile and reliable chemical compound is ideal for professional and meticulous applications in your industry.
|Appearance||Pale yellow transparent liquid|
|Solid content, %||35.0 min|
|Free monomer (as AA), %||0.5 max|
|Density (20℃), g/cm3||1.1~1.2|
|pH(1% water solution)||3.0~5.0|
This product is best used at 5-25 mg/L. When combined with organophosphates, the dosage should be reduced to between 1-10 mg/L and the pH value should stay between 7.0-9.5.
Package and Storage:
The product comes in 200L plastic drums or IBCs (1000L) and can be customized to meet customer requirements. For optimal shelf life, store it in a dry, shady area for up to one year.
Q1:What is Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241)?
Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241) is a water treatment chemical that combines four different acids – acrylic acid, acrylate, phosphonic acid, and sulfosalt – in a tetra-copolymer structure. This combination of acids provides highly effective chelation and dispersion properties, as well as improved solubility and increased biodegradability compared to other similar products. WT-241 is used in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment applications to help remove heavy metals and other contaminants from water sources.
Q2:What are the benefits of using Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241)?
The main benefits of using WT-241 for water treatment include improved solubility, enhanced chelation performance, increased biodegradation rates, improved dispersal capabilities, and reduced formation of insoluble metal complexes. Additionally, WT-241 provides excellent performance at low dosages due to its high relative efficiency when used for complexation treatments. Finally, WT-241 has been shown to be cost effective when compared to other treatment chemicals due to its ability to perform at lower concentrations compared with competitive products.
Q3:How does Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241) work?
When WT-241 is added to a water source, it forms a complex with heavy metals such as lead, copper, and arsenic, preventing these metals from binding with other substances in the water while also providing enhanced solubility, allowing them to be removed more easily through filtration or adsorption processes. Additionally, the combination of these four acids provides strong electrostatic forces which help disperse metal particles evenly throughout the solution for faster removal from the water source without settling or forming clumps that could impede their removal process.
Q4:What types of applications can Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra-copolymer (WT-241) be used for?
WT-241 has been widely used in industrial wastewater treatment applications, including metal finishing operations such as electroplating; cooling tower systems; reverse osmosis pre or post-treatment processes; and stormwater or sewage remediation projects where it can be used both as a primary coagulant or secondary flocculent depending on the nature of the contaminant present in the water source. Additionally, WT 241 has also been successfully applied in municipal wastewater treatment facilities, where it can effectively remove heavy metals while also providing improved sludge dewatering capabilities through enhanced flocculation performance during clarification processes.
Q5:What safety precautions should be taken when handling Acrylic Acid/Acrylate/Phosphonic Acid/Sulfosalt Tetra Copolymer (WT 241)?
As with any chemical handling procedure, proper safety protocols should be followed, including wearing protective gloves and eyewear when coming into contact with this product as well as ensuring adequate ventilation during use since inhalation may cause coughing or respiratory irritation due to its strong odor profile. Additionally, WT 241 should not come into contact with the skin directly since irritation may occur and any splashes should immediately be washed off with plenty of running water for at least 15 minutes before seeking medical attention if necessary.