Methocel® A4C is “A” Grade Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, used as a thickener, binder, and film former. Improves properties such as adhesion, spreadability, and homogeneity.
It has the unusual property of gelling when it is heated and melting as it cools.
When creating gels with Methocel A4C, use a 0.25% to 3.0% ratio,depending on firmness of a gel.
Methocel® A4C premium will reversibly gel at temp. above 55°C. It forms a firm gel at 122-131°F (50-55°C). It has a low viscosity of 400 cP.