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Gantrez™ S-97 BF polymer

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Gantrez™ S-97 polymer is a methyl vinyl ether/maleic anhydride copolymers produced by hydrolysis of (polymethylvinylether/maleic anhydride) copolymer. The free acid forms are water-soluble, giving clear and tacky films. Solution rheology can be modified by the addition of salts and bases. Gantrez polymers act as highly effective chelating agents for iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium ions; are excellent film formers and enhance hydrophilicity of surfaces. In hard surface cleaners, Gantrez S-97 polymer provides anti-fog properties and promotes long-lasting streak-free surfaces. Gantrez S-97 BF polymer is a white powder. It is aslo available as a solution.

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Ashland offers innovative cleaning products for fabrics, household products, dishwashing applications, and industrial cleaners. The company supplies dye-transfer inhibitors, scale dispersants, and cellulose ethers. These products improve cleaning performance, enhance viscosity and particle suspension, and boost rheology modification and stabilization.

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