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White Paper: A Guide To Understanding And Mixing Thickeners

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Rheology modifiers, commonly referred to as thickeners or viscosifiers, are ever-present in most products. The use of these additives cut across several process industries including food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care, adhesives, textile, ceramics, paper, detergents, paints, inks and coatings, among others. They serve the purpose of not just altering the viscosity of the formulation but also that of providing specific functionality to the product. Submitted by Charles Ross and Son Company