Product Description

Polycol T-08 H is a highly etherified polysaccaride with low viscosity, mainly used as a water-retention and thickening agent. The product is particularly adapted to being used for enhanced rheological behaviour, application ease and for lowering the stickiness on the trowelling equipment in different kind of building chemical products like gypsum- and cement plasters, renders, fillers and mortars. Polycol T-08 H offers superior water retention (open time) at same dosage compared to other Polycol products.



Coating & Construction

Main Component:

Non-ionic etherified polysaccharides



Fine cream-coloured powder


Typically slight odour


Polycol T-08 H is an alternative to cellulose ethers, like MC/HPMC/MHEC: Replacement of 30 – 100% of the cellulose ether is suggested, depending on the application. The optimal concentration of Polycol T-08 H must be determined with specific tests by the user himself, in his own formulation. Typical application amount : 0.05 – 0.4%


Cold water soluble

Why Choose Polycol T-08 H

Polycol T-08 H from Polygal

Focused on processing natural hydrocolloids for beneficial usage in various industrial applications since 1956.

Polygal Signature

Nature's best, refined with Swiss quality

High-quality standards, interdepartmental quality assurance systems, as well as strict quality control – combined with our extensive experience – ensure that the quality of our products and services is very high, even under difficult conditions.

Innovative for a good reason

We view ourselves as problem solvers and as innovative leaders serving our customers. We know that the potential of our natural raw materials is far from being exhausted, therefore, we are always investigating and opening up new application areas.

Present in cultivation areas

The continual presence of our subsidiaries in the major cultivation areas ensures that the raw materials have a high degree of availability and that we can optimally advise our customers in regards to their planning.

Traditionally independent

Polygal AG is a family business. For our business partners, this ensures solid, continuous, and long-term corporate policies. Quick decision-making, quality awareness, and reliability are matters of course at Polygal AG.

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