The ideal thickener should have the following characteristics: high yield, high viscosity at low temperature, pseudo plastic fluid properties, shear rapid recovery, gel integrity at wide range temperature, wide compatibility of ph range and easy operation.
PVM/MA is a new group of thickeners that has been recognized quickly in the past three years in the industrial application of personal protective products. They make the emulsion stable and thicken, giving an excellent skin feeling and almost no stickiness.
Each medium and agent gives a unique skin feeling to the gel product. In the water system, inorganic medium and Agent will give a lighter feeling. The organic medium and the agent makes the gel product to give the lasting feeling more.