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Aquaflow™ NLS-220

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Aquaflow™ NLS-220 is a solvent free nonionic synthetic associative thickener (NSAT) that provides efficient thickening (Stormer KU) and superior flow and leveling in waterborne coatings. It can be used with a wide variety of binder chemistries including vinyl acrylics, ethylene vinyl acetates, alkyd emulsions and in particular pure acrylics and styrene acrylics. It rapidly equilibrates to target low- or mid-shear viscosity with no negative impact on gloss or color stability.


Ashland for decades has aided the world’s leading Paint and Coatings manufacturers save costs, solve formulation challenges, and improve product quality and performance. The company provides innovative solutions for architectural, industrial, specialty and wood coatings, as well as functional additives for paint removers and emulsion polymerization.

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