EXOfos PB-043K is an anionic surfactant that belongs to the group of phosphoric esters. This ester is based on ethoxylated butyl alcohol. It is offered in a neutralized form as a potassium salt.
EXOfos PB-043K is a viscous liquid at room temperature. The active substance content in the solution is approximately 50%. The product is very well soluble in water. Its pour point is around -20°C.
The product density at 20°C reaches the value of about 1.14 g/mL.
EXOfos PB-043K shows very good wetting and hydrotropic properties and penetrates well into the fibers. Its characteristic feature is low foam formation. The product shows very good stability, especially in an alkaline environment and in hard water.
Due to its low foaming profile and high alkaline stability, EXOfos PB-043K is perfect for the textile industry as a low foaming wetting agent.
EXOfos PB-043K provides mild emulsifying and corrosion inhibiting properties in metal cleaning preparations. The product is also successfully used as a wetting agent and hydrotrope in hard surface cleaners and preparations for the pre-coating and pre-painting of metal surfaces.
The product is not classified according to the CLP/GHS regulation.
Markets and applications
CASE / Coatings
Metallurgical industry / Metal cleaning, Metalworking
Paints & Coatings
Low foaming agent
Surfactants / Anionic surfactants