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.