Product Profile


  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS058
  • Generic Name ACROTEK® APT-160
  • Product Name ACROTEK® APT-160
  • Producer Name APEC, Korea
  • Thickener for latex paint formulation
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

ACROTEK® APT-160 is an acid containing, cross-linked acrylic emulsion copolymer. APT-160 is effective in improving low shear rate viscosity, resulting in paints that have highly shear thinning characteristics.

  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

ACROTEK ® APT-160 is suited to the development of moderately textured paints. Other benefits to the paint manufacturer include reduced roller spatter compared to higher molecular weight cellulosic thickners.


Application Guide


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