Pet litter

Today sustainable pet litters are made with wood pellets or plant fibers as carrier, replacing the traditional mineral based products. Besides the obvious ecological advantages, they are softer than conventional pet litters which make it more convenient for the pet and reduces the risk of causing scratching floors. Tylose® acts as a binder and enables the pellets to form stable lumps. It can be either pressed into the raw material of the pellets before pelletising or mixed with the finished pellets.

 

High viscosity grades of Tylose® H and Tylose® MH are recommended for this application.

Tylose Grades
 
Fact Sheet
MH 300 P2
MH 60000 P6

Further applications

Further applications

Tylose® has numerous advantageous properties such as thickening, water retention, adhesion, binding, plasticising, film forming, gelling and surface tension modifying. Utilising these properties makes Tylose® a highly suitable additive for many applications.

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Nomenclature Information

M
H
O
A
X



B
F
S
T
Type of ether
Methyl
Hydroxyethyl
Hydroxypropyl
Allyl
Hydrophobe
etherification

Degree of
etherification
Special higher
degrees of
etherification,
depending on the
individual type of
ether

60000
30000
15000
10000
6000
4000
2000
1000
300
200
.
.
.
01
02
03
04
.
.
.
Viscosity level
The viscosity level
is based on
Hoeppler: 2%
solution of the
commercial product
with 5% moisture
content, 20ºC,
20º dH
(German hardness)








Consistency
increasing
modification
The least one of
the two last
digits is a
number > 0

Y
K
N




G4
G6
G8

P2
P3
P4
P6
Chemical refinement
Delayed solubility products
Readily soluble granules
non-delayed solubility products
(only for Tylose H grades) *

Degree of particle size
Types of granules:
Granules (< 500 μm)
Granules (< 400 μm)
Granules (< 300 μm)
Powder types:
Powder (< 180 μm)
Fine Powder (< 125 μm)
Fine powder (< 125 μm)
Ultra fine powder (< 100 μm)
* Tylose MH and MO Grades are not explicitly marked by ”N”, even if these products are ”non-delayed solubility products”.
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