Methylcellulose LV is Low Viscosity refined methylcellulose, thickener and emulsifier. Used as a gelling agent, dissolves ONLY in cold liquid to form a clear viscous solution or gel, turn solid when heated and thermo-reversible.
It is also used as a stabilizer in ice cream to help prevent the formation of ice crystals during freezing or re-freezing after a thaw. Used in dairy & cheese sauces, fat replacer in meat patties, prevents boil out in fillings, cling for sauces.
A solution of methylcellulose LV will gel when heated from 118°F to 132°F. It has a very low viscosity of 450 cps. in 2% solution