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Cellulose Ethers

  1. Heiko Thielking,
  2. Marc Schmidt

Published Online: 15 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a05_461.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Thielking, H. and Schmidt, M. 2006. Cellulose Ethers. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Wolff Cellulosics GmbH & Co. KG, Walsrode, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2006

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Properties
2.1.Swelling and Dissolving Behavior
2.2.Solution State
2.3.Thermally Induced Coagulation
2.4.Degree of Substitution
2.5.Molar Mass Distribution
3.Production
4.Product Groups
4.1.Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC)
4.1.1.Applications / Market
4.1.2.Synthesis
4.1.3.Processes
4.1.4.Characterization
4.2.Methyl and Hydroxyalkyl Methyl Celluloses
4.2.1.Applications / Market
4.2.2.Synthesis
4.2.3.Processes
4.2.4.Characterization
4.3.Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC)
4.3.1.Applications / Market
4.3.2.Synthesis
4.3.3.Processes
4.3.4.Characterization
4.4.Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC)
4.4.1.Applications/Market
4.4.2.Synthesis
4.4.3.Processes
4.4.4.Characterization
5.Uses
6.Economic Aspects
7.Toxicology and Occupational Health