Emulsion Polymerization

Emulsion Polymerization

Pilot Chemical offers a wide range of specialty products for emulsion polymerization. These products include diphenyl oxide disulfonates, sulfonic acids, sodium sulfonates, alcohol sulfates and alcohol ether sulfates. Pilot Chemical's EP products are for paint, coating, rubber, latex, agriculture and other polymer manufacturing applications. Pilot Chemical's emulsion polymerization products are 21 and 40 CFR compliant, and available in liquid, dry flake, and paste form.

Chemical Overview

Masurf® FA-600

2-(perfluorohexyl)ethyl alcohol

Masurf® FA-600 is useful as an intermediate for the incorporation of fluorochemical functionalities of low surface tension, chemical stability and surface lubricity into esters, amide, ethoxylates, phosphates, sulfates and urethanes.

Calimulse® L-50

Sodium Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

Great emulsifer and wetting agent for emulsion polymerization. Contains no hydrotrope. Biodegradable and CFR 21 approved.

Calimulse® PRS

Isopropylamine Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

Excellent high active degreaser, wetting agent, emulsifier and detergent. Applications include HI&I, agricultural. Biodegradable and CFR 21 approved.

Calimulse® PR

Isopropylamine Branched Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

Excellent high active emulsifier, wetting agent, penetrant and dispersant. Perfect for oil field, EP, textile and various agricultural applications. CFR 21 approved.

Calsoft® L-40 Slurry

Sodium Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate Slurry

Formulated without hydrotope, used in all-purpose cleaners, liquid dishwashing formulas and rug shampoos.

Calimulse® L-22

Sodium Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

Great wetting agent, detergent and emulsifier. Very easy to handle. Biodegradable and CFR 21 approved.

Calsoft® L-50 Slurry

Sodium Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate Slurry

Used in all-purpose cleaners, liquid dishwashing formulas and rug shampoos.

Calimulse® EM-22

Sodium Branched Dodecyl Benzene Sulfonate

Excellent emulsifier and wetting agent, perfect for EP, HI&I and Oil Field Applications. CR 21 approved.

Calimulse® EM-96F

Sodium Branched Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

High active and very pure branched sodium alkyl benzene sulfonate non-caking flake. Perfect for EP and HI&I applications. CFR 21 approved.

Calimulse® EM-99

Branched Dodecyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid

Very high active sulfonic acid; excellent emulsifier, detergent and wetting agent. Perfect for agricultural, textile, HI&I and oil field applications. CFR 21 approved.

Calfoam® ES-701

Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate (1 Mole EO), 70%act.

Calfoam® ES-701 is an environmentally friendly anionic surfactant that provides luxurious, mild and copious foam that is gentle to the skin and is perfect for personal care and HI&I formulations.

Calimulse® SLS

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

Biodegradable and naturally derived emulsifier for emulsion polymerization, CFR 21 approved.

Calfax® DB-45

C12 (Branched) Sodium Diphenyl Oxide Disulfonate

Outstanding wetting, emulsifying, coupling and stabilizing agent. Also used as leveling agent in acid dyeing of nylon. World renowned for unsurpassed performance in latex and adhesive emulsion polymerizations. CFR 21 and 40 approved.

Calfax® DBA-40

C12 (Branched) Diphenyl Oxide Disulfonic Acid

Acid version of DB-45. Great for neutralization to disulfonates of choice. CFR 21 and 40 approved.

Calfax® DBA-70

C12 (Branched) Diphenyl Oxide Disulfonic Acid

High active acid version of DB-45. Perfect for neutralization to disulfonates of choice. Offers CFR 21 and 40 approved.

Calfax® 16L-35

C16 (Linear) Sodium Diphenyl Oxide Disulfonate

Offers the best detergency performance on synthetic, cotton and blended fabrics. Exhibits excellent hard surface cleaning properties. Is also an efficient emulsifier for aromatic dye carriers. CFR 21 and 40 approved.

Calfax® 10L-45

C10 (Linear) Sodium Diphenyl Oxide Disulfonate

Wetting, coupling and stabilizing agent. Also solubilizes phenolic germicides in detergent-disinfectant formulations. CFR 21 and 40 approved.

Masurf® FS-1400

Fluoroaliphatic Stearate Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-1400 is characterized as a 100% active fluoroaliphatic stearate ester fluorosurfactant. Masurf® FS-1400 is a low-surface energy nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute chemical and moisture resistance, oil and grease resistance, adhesion to low-energy surfaces, and to provide surface lubricity and soil and dirt resistance.

Masurf® FS-3430

Anionic/Nonionic Fluorosurfactant

MASURF® FS-3430 is 35% active water dispersible C6-based anionic/nonionic fluoroaliphatic surfactants blend in water. FS-3430 is a surfactant system developed for leveling performance in coatings, and water-based solutions.

Masurf® FS-2950

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

MASURF® FS-2950 is characterized as a 50% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene surfactant solution. FS-2950 is a C6-based nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties

Masurf® FS-2900

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

MASURF® FS-2900 is characterized as a 100% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene surfactant dispersion. FS-2900 is a C6-based nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties

Masurf® FS-2825

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

Masurf® FS-2825 is characterized as a 25% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene surfactant dispersion. FS-2825 is a C6-based nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties to a wide range of systems.

Masurf® FS-2800

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

Masurf® FS-2800 is characterized as a 100% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene surfactant dispersion. FS-2800 is a C6-based nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties to a wide range of systems. 

Masurf® FA-612

C6-12 perfluoroalkylethyl alcohol

Masurf® FA-612 is useful as an intermediate for the incorporation of fluorochemical functionalities of low surface tension, chemical stability and surface lubricity into esters, amides, ethoxylates, phosphates, sulfates and urethanes.

Masurf® FS-130A

Ammonium C6-16 Perfluoroalkylethyl Phosphate

Masurf® FS-130A is characterized as a 28% active fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester fluorosurfactant in an aqueous solution. Masurf® FS-130A contributes exceptional oil resistance, rheology and surface modification, spreading and leveling properties to a wide range of systems from wood to stone.

Masurf® FS-130 AMP

AMP-C8-C18 Perfluoroalkylethyl phosphate

Masurf® FS-130 AMP is characterized as 28.5% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester fluorosurfactant dispersion. Masurf® FS-130 AMP is an anionic surfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties to wide range of products.

Masurf® FS-130

DEA-C8-18 Perfluoroalkylethyl Phosphate

Masurf® FS-130 is characterized as a 28% active aqueous fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester fluorosurfactant solution.  As a Surfactant, Masurf® FS-130 exhibits unique foaming, solubilizing and dispersant properties in non-aqueous, aqueous polar organic solvents and non-aqueous mixed systems.

Masurf® FS-1620

Fluoroaliphatic Quaternary Ammonium Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-1620 is characterized as a 20% active fluoroaliphatic quaternary ammonium C6-based fluorosurfactant in an aqueous solution.

Masurf® FS-1700

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

Masurf® FS-1700 is characterized as a 100% active fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene fluorosurfactant. FS-1700 is a moderately foaming nonionic fluorosurfactant with the ability to contribute exceptional wetting, spreading and leveling properties to a wide range of systems. 

Masurf® FS-1725EB

Fluoroaliphatic Surfactant

Masurf® FS-1725EB is characterized as a sparingly water-soluble, fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene fluorosurfactant in a water/ethyleneglycol monobutyl ether solution, effective at reducing aqueous surface tension at low concentration.

Masurf® FS-1740 I

Fluoroaliphatic Polyoxyethylene Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-1740I is characterized as a sparingly water-soluble, fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene fluorosurfactant in a water/isopropyl alcohol solution, effective at reducing aqueous surface tension at low concentration.

Masurf® FS-1750EG

Nonionic Ethoxylated Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-1750EG is characterized as a sparingly water-soluble, fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene fluorosurfactant in a water/ethylene glycol solution, effective at reducing aqueous surface tension at low concentration.

Masurf® FS-2240

Fluoroaliphatic Phosphate Ester Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-2240 is a 43% active water dispersible fluoroaliphatic/hydrocarbon surfactant blend in water. FS-2240 is an anionic surfactant system developed for leveling performance in coatings.

Masurf® FS-2240

Fluoroaliphatic Phosphate Ester Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-2240 is a surfactant blend designed to work as the only surfactant is systems where a balance of wetting, leveling, and emulsification is required. Masurf® FS-2240 is a 43% active water dispersible fluoroaliphatic/hydrocarbon surfactant blend in water. 

Masurf® FS-2620

Fluoroaliphatic Sodium Sulfonate Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-2620 is characterized as a 20% active C6-based fluoroaliphatic sodium sulfonate fluorosurfactant in a water/hexyleneglycol solution.

Masurf® AF-110DE

DEA-C8-18 Perfluoroalkylethyl Phosphate

Masurf® AF-110DE is a telomer-based fluoroaliphatic surfactant optimized for foaming aqueous blends of alcohols and polar organic solvents. Based on perfluoroalkylethyl phosphate, an established ingredient with FDA approvals for food contact applications.

Masurf® FS-3300

Fluoroaliphatic Phosphate Ester Fluorosurfactant

Leveling agent, defoamer, flow and rheology modifier, and adds soil resistance, and is an effective anti-block in aqueous coatings such as gloss and semigloss paints. Useful in Water-Based Latex Paints to extend open-time (wet-edge time)

Masurf® FS-3330A

Fluoroaliphatic Phosphate Ester Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-3330A is characterized as a 30% active C6-based ammonium fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester in an aqueous solution.  FS-3330A contributes exceptional oil resistance, rheology and surface modification, spreading and leveling properties to a wide range of systems from wood to stone.

Masurf® FS-630 DB

Fluoroaliphatic Sodium Sulfosuccinate Fluorosurfactant

MASURF® FS-630 is characterized as a 30% active C-6 Based fluoroaliphatic sodium sulfosuccinate in either a water/glycol ether solution (EB) or a water/2-(2-butoxyethoxy) ethanol solution (DB). FS-630 is effective at very low concentrations, and together with traditional hydrocarbon surfactants, can contribute properties not possible with either material alone.

Masurf® FS-630EB

SCT Fluoroaliphatic Sodium Sulfosuccinate Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-630 is characterized as a 30% active C-6 Based fluoroaliphatic sodium sulfosuccinate in a water/glycol ether solution (EB). With typical use levels of 50-500ppm, Masurf® FS-630EB is effective at very low concentrations, and together with traditional hydrocarbon surfactants, can contribute properties not possible with either material alone.

Masurf® FS-910

Fluoroaliphatic Polyacrylate Oligomer Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-910 is characterized as 11% active fluoroaliphatic polymeric esters in a hydrocarbon solution. Masurf® FS-910 is effective at very low concentrations, reducing critical surface tension of treated surfaces for durable water & oil repellency, and reducing solution surface tension of non-polar organic solvents.

Masurf® FS-920

Fluoroaliphatic Polyacrylate Oligomer Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-910 is characterized as 22% active fluoroaliphatic polymeric esters in a hydrocarbon solution. Masurf® FS-910 is effective at very low concentrations, reducing critical surface tension of treated surfaces for durable water & oil repellency, and reducing solution surface tension of non-polar organic solvents.

Masurf® FS-3020

Hydrocarbon Soluble Fluorosurfactant

Masurf® FS-3020 is characterized as 20% active fluoroaliphatic polymeric esters in a hydrocarbon solution. Masurf® FS-3020 is effective at very low concentrations, reducing surface tension of nonpolar organic solvents.

Calimulse® AOS

Sodium Alpha Olefin Sulfonate

Calimulse® AOS is a 40% solution of sodium C14-16 alpha olefin sulfonate that offers economical emulsion polymerization, good wetting properties and excellent thermal stability.

Masurf® UV-150 & Masurf® UV-250

UV Absorbers

Masurf® UV-150 and Masurf UV-250 are self-emulsible Ultraviolet Light Absorbers for aqueous systems, designed to impart UV protection to fabrics and hard surfaces.

Macat® DOSS-70PG S

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate

MACAT DOSS-70PG S is a 70% active di-2-ethylhexyl sodium sulfosuccinate in water and propylene glycol. MACAT DOSS grades have broad FDA Status, and offer compatibility in a wide range of solvent systems for use as a versatile wetting, dispersing, emulsifying and detergent ingredients.

Macat® DOSS-75E

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate

MACAT DOSS-75E is 75% active in water and ethanol. MACAT DOSS grades have broad FDA Status, and offer compatibility in a wide range of solvent systems for use as a versatile wetting, dispersing, emulsifying and detergent ingredients.

Masurf® SP-1020

Functionalized Amphoteric Polymer

Masurf® SP-1020 is a functionalized “smart” polymer designed to impart surface protectant and soil resistance and release properties to treated surfaces.

Masurf® SP-535, SP-535A & Masurf® SP-740

StayClean™ Hard Surface Protection System

Masurf® SP-535, SP-535A and Masurf® SP-740 are functionalized anionic polymers designed to impart soil resistance, anti-soil redeposition, soil release and stain-blocking properties to carpet and upholstery cleaner formulations.

Masurf® CR-118

Functionalized Acrylic Polymer

Masurf® CR-118 is a unique functionalized polymer system optimized to impart a durable Concrete Releasing surface protectant and soil resistant coating.

Calsoft® OS-45S

Sodium Oleic Sulfonate

Great solublizer with excellent wetting characteristics. Great for numerous HI&I applications. CFR 21 approved.

Pilot® EM-99

Branched Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid

High-active and very stabile sulfonic acid that is perfect for conversion to calcium salts.

Masurf® NRW-N

Proprietary Surfactant Blend

Masurf® NRW-N is a highly efficient, no-residue “pseudo-surfactant” dynamic wetting agent, capable of reducing the surface tension of aqueous solutions to 25 dynes/cm at concentrations of 0.1 to 0.25%. NRW-N is recommended for all applications where efficient wetting with no-residue is critical, including formulated degreasers, polishes, EPA Registered disinfectant and non-streak multi-surface cleaners and “surfactant free” formulations.