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Starch ether

ELOTEX® ELOSET542 is a cold-water-soluble chemically modified waxy maize starch ether in powder form, specifically designed for dry-mix building applications. It acts as a rheology modifier to enhance workability, consistency, water demand, and the anti-sagging properties of desired dry mortars. It provides excellent wetting and mixing properties of mortars as well as it demonstrates linear thickening effect. Furthermore, it reduces stickiness and offers high yield.

  • Product name

  • Brand

  • Chemical family

    Starch ether
  • Regional availability

    Africa, Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America
  • Applications

    Tile adhesives (standard C1 and improved C2, ISO 13007); ETICS/EIFS; renders / plasters; jointing compounds; repair mortars (non-structural, EN 1504); masonry mortars. For any additional applications please contact your local consultant.

Market Segments

Building & Construction


  • Rheology enhancer,
  • Thickener,
  • Workability improvement


  • Joint Fillers,
  • Plastering,
  • Construction,
  • Tiling