WT-1000 series is a Low Molecular Weight (LMW) Polyacrylic Acids and their corresponding sodium salts that are highly effective scale inhibitors, capable of preventing deposition of calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate and barium sulfate on surfaces. These polymers have weight average molecular weights of 2000-4500 and demonstrate good activity over a wide range of pH, water hardness and temperature conditions. WT-1000 series also have excellent freeze-thaw stability making them suitable for industrial water treatment and oil production applications. The choice among the members of the series depends on the application, formulation, use conditions, and required performance characteristics.
Acrylic Homopolymer Properties:
WT-1000 series is a Low Molecular Weight (LMW) Polyacrylic Acid and its corresponding sodium salts that are highly effective scale inhibitors, capable of preventing the deposition of calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, and barium sulfate on surfaces. These polymers have average molecular weights of 2000-4500 and demonstrate good activity over a wide range of pH, water hardness, and temperature conditions. WT-1000 series also have excellent freeze-thaw stability making them suitable for industrial water treatment and oil production applications. The choice among the series members depends on the application, formulation, use conditions, and required performance characteristics.
|Appearance||Colorless to pale yellow transparent liquid|
|Solid content, %||47.0-49.0|
|Density (20℃), g/cm3||1.20 min|
|pH (as it)||3.0-4.5|
When used alone, the ideal dosage of this product is 10-30mg/L. However, when used as a dispersant in other fields, the amount must be determined through experimentation.
Package and Storage:
This product comes in 200L plastic drums and IBCs (1000L). Customers can also make specific requests for package sizes. It should be stored in a cool, dry place for no more than ten months to ensure optimal quality.
Comprehensive Guide About Acrylic Homopolymer:
Polyacrylic acids and their corresponding sodium salts are known as Acrylic Homopolymers. They are low molecular weight (LMW) polymers with an average molecular weight between 2000-4500 and have been widely used in industrial water treatment and oil production applications. These acrylic homopolymers function as scale inhibitors, preventing the deposition of calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, and barium sulfate on surfaces. In addition, they maintain their effectiveness over a wide range of pH levels, water hardness, and temperatures – including freezing temperatures – making them suitable for use in various industries.
Principle of Action
The principle behind how acrylic homopolymers work is twofold: These polymers form a protective layer by adsorbing onto the surface. This layer can block further mineral precipitation from occurring. Secondly, these polymers also dissolve into solution; when this happens, the molecules bond together, forming large clusters that cannot attach to any surface due to their size. This causes them to remain suspended in solution instead of precipitating, thus preventing scale formation on surfaces.
Due to its properties, acrylic homopolymer finds application in many industries such as power generation, textile dyeing and printing industry, boiler feedwater conditioning, cooling tower systems, and process water softening systems, etc require reliable scale control.
Precautions for Use
Although acrylic homopolymers is generally safe to use in treatment and production processes, there are some precautions you should take when using them:
Make sure you select the correct type of polymer for your application – incorrect selection can lead to performance loss or even harm to equipment.
As with any chemical product, you should use protective gear such as gloves and safety glasses when handling it.
Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using chemical products – incorrect use can cause health hazards or damage equipment.
Q1: What is an Acrylic Homopolymer?
A: An Acrylic Homopolymer is a low molecular weight (LMW) polymer consisting of Polyacrylic acid and its corresponding sodium salt. It acts as a scale inhibitor by blocking mineral precipitation from occurring on surfaces.
Q2: What is the molecular weight range?
A: The molecular weight range is 2000-4500 daltons, making it suitable for industrial water treatment applications.
Q3: How do they work?
A: Acrylic Homopolymers work by forming a protective layer on surfaces via adsorption while dissolving into a solution, where they form large clusters that cannot attach to any surface due to their size. Hence, they remain suspended in solution rather than precipitating out of it, thus preventing scale formation on surfaces.
Q4: What industries do they find applications in?
A: Acrylic Homopolymers find application in the power generation industry, textile dyeing, boiler feedwater systems, cooling tower systems, etc., .all requiring reliable scale control.
Q5: Are there any precautions I should take when using Acrylic Homopolymers?
A: Yes, always make sure you select the right type for your application; wear protective gear like gloves & safety glasses; follow manufacturers’ instructions carefully.
Q6: Are there any risks associated with using Acrylic Homopolymers?
A: If misused, then yes, certain risks may be associated with using this product,, including health hazards & damage caused to equipment. Therefore, you must always read & understand instructions provided by manufacturers before usage.