Attagel®

Attapulgite Rheology Modifier

Attagel® products are attapulgite clay powders used for imparting viscosity modification with thixotopic behaviour to a range of aqueous and non-aqueous systems. They are finely pulverized for ease of dispersion and come in a range of different particle sizes to suit various applications. 

Typically these products offer improved syneresis control (anti-settling), sag res...    Read more  

Attagel® products are attapulgite clay powders used for imparting viscosity modification with thixotopic behaviour to a range of aqueous and non-aqueous systems. They are finely pulverized for ease of dispersion and come in a range of different particle sizes to suit various applications. 

Typically these products offer improved syneresis control (anti-settling), sag resistance, film build, levelling, spatter resistance, feathering, tint strength and hiding.

Read on to find out more and contact our technical sales team who are here to help with your enquiry.



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Features


    • Finely pulverized attapulgite powders.

    • Different degrees of processing result in a selection of size distributions.

    • Light cream in colour.

Benefits


    • Thixotropic viscosity modification.

    • Easy to disperse.

    • Offers improved syneresis control (anti-settling), sag resistance, film build, levelling, spatter resistance, feathering, tint strength and hiding.

    • Cost effective and with consistent performance.

    • Suitable for a variety of aqueous and non-aqueous systems (non-aqueous requires a suitable quaternary ammonium surfactant).

Typical Applications


    • Paints and coatings.

    • Adhesives and sealants.

    • Construction products. Tile adhesives in particular.

    • Suspension fertilizers. 

    • Liquid animal feed.

    • Butyl rubber.

Featured grades with technical datasheets

A brief overview of the key grades is given below. You will find the Technical Datasheets (TDS) available for download. If you are looking for a Safety Datasheet (SDS) or Product Safety Information (PSI) then please get in touch by phone or via the contact buttons at the top of the page.

Should you not find what you are looking for here then please note that we have further grades available besides these. One of our Technical Sales team will be happy to help. All of the sales team are technically qualified and will be able to advise you on which product to choose. You can either call us, email us or fill in a quick form at the top of the page to get us to call you (Request a Callback). A sample can be requested via the button at the top of the page as well. Please note that by providing us with your contact details, you are agreeing for us to potentially contact you.





Related brochures & technical literature

You will find some of the key product brochures available for download below. There are more brochures available upon request. If you would like to discuss your enquiry further then please get in contact by phone or by filling in the "Request a Callback" form at the top of the page. Someone from the technical sales team will then call you within 24 hours, to discuss your project further.

Attagel® Rheology Modifiers

An excellent introduction to the Attagel® product range, giving numerous useful insights on how to get the most out of the products and what they are capable of doing.

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Attapulgite Rheology Modifiers for Low-shear Viscosity Control

A look at how Attagel® 40 and 50 can be used in coatings to impart syneresie control and sag resistance, when used in combination with a HEUR type thickener (see our TAFIGEL range).

Attapulgite Rheology Modifiers for Low-shear Viscosity Control Brochure /

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