POLYMER PRODUCTS FOR ALL WATER-RELATED APPLICATIONS

SNF is the world’s largest producer of polyacrylamide (PAM), a water-soluble polymer specifically designed to improve the quality and conservation of water.  PAM has a broad variety of industrial and commercial uses as a flocculant, which facilitates the separation of suspended solids from water; as a viscosity modifier, which alters the thickness of liquids; as a drag reducer, which decreases the pressure drop along a segment of pipe; as a superabsorbent, which retains water; and many others.  SNF’s PAM-based polymers improve the use and reuse of water in many markets such as:

  • Municipal and industrial water treatment (incoming raw water, drinking water, and wastewater)
  • Oil and gas exploration and extraction
  • Mining and mineral extraction
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Personal care and cosmetic formulations
  • Home Care, Industrial & Institutional
  • Textiles
  • Construction

In addition to PAM, SNF also produces specialty chemicals and equipment that complement the application of PAM or improve water utilization:

  • Coagulants (monomer DADMAC, polyDADMAC, Polyamine)
  • Dispersants (various homopolymers, copolymers, and terpolymers)
  • Mining Products (Xanthates, Dust Control, Defoamers, Modifiers)
  • Paper Products (Retention, Drainage, Strength Polymers, Wastewater)
  • Monomers (Acrylamide, ADAME/MADAME, AD/MA Quat, ATBS)
  • Equipment (polymer storage/makedown/dosage control, EOR injection, PowderFrac™)

Agriculture

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Effective in promoting sodium leaching in salty soils.

Equipment

FLOQUIP

Designed, fabricated, and installed standard and custom equipment supplementing our chemical treatment solutions.

Soil Conditioners

AQUASORB

Superabsorbent polymers to increase water and nutrient retention in soil.

FLOBOND

Water-soluble polymers that improve water infiltration, reduce crusting and erosion/runoff of soil, fertilizers, and pesticides.

Subsurface Polymer Injection System

AQUASORB Injection Module

Injects superabsorbent polymer into root zones of existing groves, orchards, and vineyards for moisture retention.

Tablets and Gel Logs

SOILPAM

Tablets and Gel Logs for irrigation system wheel rut control and soil stabilization.

Civil Engineering

Absorbents

FLOSORB

These are absorbing products used in a variety of cementitious materials.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Prepaste Adhesives

FLOFIX

For use in wall coverings.

Rheology Modifiers and Additives

FLOSET

For use in cement and grout.

Dredging

Coagulants

FLOQUAT

Organic and inorganic coagulants used to destabilize fine particle suspensions of sediment slurries; can be followed by flocculants for enhanced solid/liquid separation.

Flocculants

FLOPAM

Polymers used to consolidate and dewater contaminated and non-contaminated sediments.

Home Care

Cleanser Additives

FLOCLEAN

Additives used to improve overall performance of detergents used for dishwashers, car washes, multi-purpose cleaners, and hard surface cleansers.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Works as an anti-soil re-deposition aid, dispersant, and scale inhibitor in laundry, dishwasher, clean-in-place, and hard surface cleaners.

Laundry Additives

FLOSOFT

Additives for fabric softener, detergent, and pre-treatment formulas to stabilize, thicken, control static, enhance deposition of conditioning agents, and prevent color migration.

Rheology Modifiers

FLOGEL

Polymers used to customize viscosity, suspension, and consumer-desired textures in a wide variety of detergent, cleansing, and maintenance formulations.

Industrial Water Treatment

Coagulants

FLOQUAT

Organic and inorganic coagulants used to destabilize colloidal suspensions in water; can be followed by flocculants for enhanced solid/liquid separation.

Defoamers

FLOFOAM

Foam control for municipal and industrial applications.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Polymers used as anti-scalants, deflocculants, or specialty additives.

Dry Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP D Series

Storage, conveyance, and hydration of powder and bead-grade polymers

Emulsion Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP EA Series

Inverts and hydrates liquid emulsion-grade polymers with automatic polymer feeding based on water flowrate.

FLOQUIP EM Series

Low-cost, simplified emulsion makedown systems.

Equipment

FLOQUIP

Designed, fabricated, and installed standard and custom equipment supplementing our chemical treatment solutions.

Flocculants

FLOBEADS

Polymers that are effective in solids settling, sludge thickening, and sludge dewatering operations.

FLOPAM

Flocculants used in a variety of solid/liquid separation processes.

Heavy Metal Precipitants

METALSORB

Removes solublized heavy metals in water; can be used in conjunction with pH adjustment.

Mannich Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP ML Series

Readily puts mannich-grade polymers into a solution.

Odor Neutralizers

ODORFLO

Reactants that trap hydrogen sulphide, amine, and mercaptans; Oxidizers that react with sulphur compounds and ammonia; and bio-surfactants that prevent the creation of odor by neutralizing the activity of sulphur-reducing bacteria.

Binders

FLOFORM

For coal and iron ore pellitization.

Coagulants

FLOQUAT

Organic and inorganic coagulants used as clarification/decantation aids.

Collectors

FLOMIN

Used in coal flotation operations.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Used to disperse mineral slurries and for scale inhibition.

Dust Control Products

FLOSET

Used for dust mitigation on roads, conveyor transitions, rail car topping operations, and pile sealing.

Equipment

FLOQUIP

Designed, fabricated, and installed standard and custom equipment supplementing our chemical treatment solutions.

Flocculants

FLOPAM

Used as clarification/decantation aids.

Tailings Dewatering Products

DRYFLOC

For use in mud stacking operations.

Municipal Water Treatment

Coagulants

FLOQUAT

Organic and inorganic coagulants used to destabilize colloidal suspensions in water; can be followed by flocculants for enhanced solid/liquid separation.

Defoamers

FLOFOAM

Foam control for municipal and industrial applications.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Polymers used as anti-scalants, deflocculants, or specialty additives.

Dry Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP D Series

Storage, conveyance, and hydration of powder and bead-grade polymers

Emulsion Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP EM Series

Low-cost, simplified emulsion makedown systems.

FLOQUIP EA Series

Inverts and hydrates liquid emulsion-grade polymers with automatic polymer feeding based on water flowrate.

Equipment

FLOQUIP

Designed, fabricated, and installed standard and custom equipment supplementing our chemical treatment solutions.

Flocculants

FLOBEADS

Polymers that are effective in solids settling, sludge thickening, and sludge dewatering operations.

FLOPAM

Flocculants used in a variety of solid/liquid separation processes.

Flocculants, Coagulants

CLARIFLOC

Polymers for U.S. municipal potable drinking water and wastewater treatment applications.

Heavy Metal Precipitants

METALSORB

Removes solublized heavy metals in water; can be used in conjunction with pH adjustment.

Mannich Polymer Preparation Systems

FLOQUIP ML Series

Readily puts mannich-grade polymers into a solution.

Odor Neutralizers

ODORFLO

These products are reactants that trap hydrogen sulphide, amine, and mercaptans; Oxidizers that react with sulphur compounds and ammonia; and bio-surfactants that prevent the creation of odor by neutralizing the activity of sulphur-reducing bacteria.

Oil & Gas

Acid Gelling Aids

FLOJET DR

High-performance, cationic emulsion polymers specifically formulated for increasing acid viscosity.

FLOPAM EMC

High-performance, cationic emulsion polymers specifically formulated for increasing acid viscosity.

Bentonite Extenders

FLOBENT

Polymers for the enhancement of viscosity in the presence of bentonite in water-based drilling fluids.

Brine and Mud Rheology Modifiers

HYPERDRILL AE / AF

Multifunctional polymer additives for water-based drilling fluids.

HYPERDRILL DF

Water-based rheology modifiers for drilling fluids.

Clay Stabilizers

FLOQUAT FL

Highly efficient, cationic permanent clay stabilizers manufactured in an easy-to-use liquid form.

Clay/Shale Stabilizers

HYPERDRILL CP

Highly efficient cationic, permanent clay stabilizers manufactured in an easy to use liquid form.

FLOQUAT FL

Highly efficient cationic, permanent clay stabilizers and swelling inhibitors manufactured in an easy to use liquid form.

Coiled Tubing Friction Reducers

FLOJET DR

Coiled tubing friction reducers specially designed to operate under a range of conditions from fresh water to weighted brines.

Conformance and Water Shut-Off

FLOPERM

Permeability modifiers to be used for conformance applications or as a relative permeability modifier in water shut-off applications. Optimum gel systems can be selected amongst; Delayed Gel Systems (Marcit, Maraseal types), Colloidal Dispersion Gels (CDG), and Nano & Microgels, Performed Particle Gels (PPG).

Delayed Viscosity Polymers (DVP)

FLOPAAM™ or SUPERPUSHER

Encapsulated polymers in liquid form designed to withstand any shear event and release the viscosity once the product has passed the preforations.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Used in multiple applications including drilling fluid viscosity reduction and scale control.

HYSPERSE

Products used for drilling fluid viscosity reduction and scale control.

Dispersants/Retarder Additives

FLOSET OD

Low molecular weight polymers for improved mixing and placement characteristics together with reducing apparent viscosity and extending set-up time.

Drilling Fluid Additives

HYPERDRILL

Polymers for controlling a variety of applications in water-based drilling fluids.

FLODRILL™ / HYPERDRILL

Multifunctional polymer additives for water-based drilling fluids.

Dust Suppression

FLOSET RDC

Chloride-free dust suppression product range, specifically designed for haul, tailings, and admin. roads.

Equipment

POWDERFRAC X

Rapid polymer makedown and dosing system for hydraulic fracturing operations.

Fluid Loss Control Additives

HYPERDRILL AF

Structured polymer additives for water-based drilling fluids to assist in fluid-loss prevention.

Fluid Loss/Gas Migration Control Additives

FLOSET OF

Polymeric additives designed to control fluid-loss and prevent free gas migration into the cement column.

Free Water/Suspension Additives

FLOSET OS

Specially formulated polymers for preventing free water formation and reducing settlement of heavy particles.

Freeze Control Agents

CHUTE RELEASE

Freeze prevention aids for belt lines, chutes, etc. Used to transport mineral solids and side release enhancer for chutes, metal surfaces, etc., where freezing of material may occur.

Friction Reducers

FLOJET DR

High-performance emulsion (liquid) friction reducers designed to deliver low surface treating pressure over a full range of water conditions; applied either at conventional slick water loadings or high concentrations.

FLOJET DRP

Available in conventional and rapid-hydrating X-grade forms, the FLOJET DRP series of dry powder friction reducers is designed to deliver performance across a full spectrum of water conditions.

High Temperature Viscometer

FLOQUIP RHEOCAP

Provides accurate measurement of polymer solution viscosity at temperatures above 80° C.

Lost Circulation/Plugging Agents

HYPERDRILL AP

Swellable, superabsorbent polymers for lost circulation applications during drilling.

Mobile Polymer Hydration System

FLOPILOT

Specialized unit for conducting full-scale, onsite polymer performance evaluations.

Pipeline & Disposal Wells

FLOJET PL

Specially designed range of emulsion-grade friction reducers for improved efficiency of water transfer pipelines and disposal wells.

Produced Water Treatment Products

HYPERFLOC CB

Cationic coagulant for treating waste water produced from Oil & Gas operations.

HYPERFLOC AE

High molecular weight, high charge anionic emulsion polymer for the treatment of waste water produced by oilfield operations.

HYPERFLOC CP

Polyamine coagulants for the treatment of produced water from oilfield operations.

Reclamations Aids

FLOPAM RA

Specialized polymers to enhance plant root growth, improve drought resistance, and benefit long-term plant health and vitality.

Rheology Modifiers

FLOQUAT FL

Polymeric dispersants available in liquid and solid grade forms. With minimal slurry dilution, they effectively lower slurry viscosity by >90%.

Scale Inhibitors

HYSPERSE™ / FLOSPERSE

Polymeric scale inhibitors specially formulated for the control of various oilfield scales.

FLOJET SC

Polymeric scale inhibitors specially formulated for the control of various oilfield scales.

FLOJET SC

Polymeric scale inhibitors specially formulated for the control of various oilfield scales.

FLOJET SC

Polymeric scale inhibitors specially formulated for the control of various oilfield scales.

Shale Stabilizers

HYPERDRILL AF / NF

Highly efficient non-ionic and anionic shale inhibitors manufactured in dry form.

Viscosity Modifiers

FLOCOMB

High-performance anionic polymers designed for high salinity / mild temperature reservoir conditions.

FLOPAAM

Anionic polymers used to enhance oil recovery in mild reservoir conditions.

SUPERPUSHER

Temperature and salt-resistant polymers used to enhance oil recovery in harsh reservoir conditions. Includes Associative and Thermo-responsive polymers.

Water Clarifier

HYPERFLOC CE

Standard and oil-free, cationic polymer emulsions for removal of residual oil and solids from produced water from oilfield operations.

METALSORB

Specially designed polymer for removal of residual oil and heavy metals from produced water from oilfield operations.

Water Treatment

FLOPAM NRG

Tailored solution to all solid/liquid separation applications.

Paint

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Added to formulations to disperse inorganic pigments and fillers (TiO2, kaolin, calcium carbonate, etc.).

Thickeners

FLOPAINT

Used as a paint and coatings additive to reduce sagging and splatter for even coating.

Personal Care

Conditioning Agents

FLOCARE C 106 MV

Improves slip without snagging. Use in high pH or highly reactive formulations such as bleaches, hair color, or relaxers. This grade is self-preserved.

FLOCARE C 107 HW PF

Gloss, lubricity, softness, and combability improvements to hair without excessive buildup. Creamy foam. Higher compatibility compared to PQ-6. Used in shampoos and styling formulations.

FLOCARE C 107 LM PF

Gloss, lubricity, softness, and combability improvements to hair without excessive buildup. Creamy foam. Higher compatibility compared to PQ-6. Used in shampoos and styling formulations.

FLOCARE C 122 PF

Delivers conditioning in extreme pH. Mainly used in hair color, hair dyes, and hair bleach.

FLOCARE C 139 PF

Reduces irritation from surfactants. Used in shampoos for damaged hair.

FLOCARE ET 1037

Single additive to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulator to optimize the ingredients in cationic systems.

FLOCARE ET 1537 G

High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of nonionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions at the same time.

FLOCARE PSD 1037

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE PSD 1037 LV

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

Emulsifiers

FLOCARE ET 75

Rich texture and pleasant, non-greasy feel. Fresh touch during application.

FLOCARE ET 76

Easy to pick up and spread. ‘Silicone-like’ gliding with a velvet finish.

FLOCARE ET 30

Easy to pick up. Light and soft skin feel.

FLOCARE ET 36 V

Designed for anti-aging or anti-acne creams.

FLOCARE ET 305

For non-tacky gels. Stabilizes mineral additives. Soft and rich skin feel.

FLOCARE ES 502

Rich texture with a powder effect.

FLOCARE NAT 132

Uses natural surfactants, while maintaining a non-greasy softness to the skin.

FLOCARE PSD 30

Light and melting textures. Non-tacky and non-greasy, suitable for serum and hydro-alcohol gels.

FLOCARE ET 1037

Single additive to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulator to optimize the ingredients in cationic systems.

FLOCARE ET 1537 G

High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of nonionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions at the same time.

FLOCARE PSD 1037

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE PSD 1037 LV

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

Rheology Modifiers

FLOCARE ET 1037

Single additive to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulator to optimize the ingredients in cationic systems.

FLOCARE ET 1537 G

High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of nonionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions at the same time.

FLOCARE PSD 1037

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE PSD 1037 LV

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE FG 1000

Efficient thickening and stabilization. Soluble in water and alcohol. Provides high viscosity even at concentrations < 1%. Designed for hair sprays or hair styling gels.

FLOCARE ET 75

Rich texture and pleasant, non-greasy feel. Fresh touch during application.

FLOCARE ET 76

Easy to pick up and spread. ‘Silicone-like’ gliding with a velvet finish.

FLOCARE ET 30

Easy to pick up. Light and soft skin feel.

FLOCARE ET 36 V

Designed for anti-aging or anti-acne creams.

FLOCARE ET 305

For non-tacky gels. Stabilizes mineral additives. Soft and rich skin feel.

FLOCARE ET 502

Rich texture with a powder effect.

FLOCARE NAT 132

Uses natural surfactants, while maintaining a non-greasy softness to skin.

FLOCARE PSD 30

Light and melting textures. Non-tacky and non-greasy, suitable for serum and hydro-alcohol gels.

Stabilizing Agents

FLOCARE ET 75

Rich texture and pleasant, non-greasy feel. Fresh touch during application.

FLOCARE ET 76

Easy to pick up and spread. ‘Silicone-like’ gliding with a velvet finish.

FLOCARE ET 30

Easy to pick up. Light and soft skin feel.

FLOCARE ET 36 V

Designed for anti-aging or anti-acne creams.

FLOCARE ET 305

For non-tacky gels. Stabilizes mineral additives. Soft and rich skin feel.

FLOCARE ES 502

Rich texture with a powder effect.

FLOCARE NAT 132

Uses natural surfactants, while maintaining a non-greasy softness to the skin.

FLOCARE PSD 30

Light and melting textures. Non-tacky and non-greasy, suitable for serum and hydro-alcohol gels.

FLOCARE ET 1037

Single additive to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulator to optimize the ingredients in cationic systems.

FLOCARE ET 1537 G

High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of nonionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions at the same time.

FLOCARE PSD 1037

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE PSD 1037 LV

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE FG 1000

Efficient thickening and stabilization. Soluble in water and alcohol. Provides high viscosity even at concentrations < 1%. Designed for hair sprays or hair styling gels.

Styling Aids

FLOCARE C 111 PF

Helps with moisturizing and aids in styling. Recommended for mousses and creams.

FLOCARE FX 100

Exhibits good stiffness and humidity resistant properties. Recommended for fixing resins.

Texturizing Agent

FLOCARE ET 30

Easy to pick up. Light and soft skin feel.

FLOCARE ET 36 V

Designed for anti-aging or anti-acne creams.

FLOCARE ET 305

For non-tacky gels. Stabilizes mineral additives. Soft and rich skin feel.

FLOCARE ES 502

Rich texture with a powder effect.

FLOCARE NAT 132

Uses natural surfactants, while maintaining a non-greasy softness to the skin.

FLOCARE PSD 30

Light and melting textures. Non-tacky and non-greasy, suitable for serum and hydro-alcohol gels.

FLOCARE ET 1037

Single additive to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulator to optimize the ingredients in cationic systems.

FLOCARE ET 1537 G

High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of nonionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions at the same time.

FLOCARE PSD 1037

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE PSD 1037 LV

Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.

FLOCARE ET 75

Rich texture and pleasant, non-greasy feel. Fresh touch during application.

FLOCARE ET 76

Easy to pick up and spread. ‘Silicone-like’ gliding with a velvet finish.

Thickeners and Conditioners

FLOCARE

Used in hair care, bath & shower, and skin care formulations.

Pulp & Paper

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Disperses inorganic pigments and fillers in coating applications, and for scale inhibition.

Dry Strength and Wet Strength Additives

FLOSTRENGTH

Synthetic agents to improve physical properties of paper (dry strength and temporary wet strength).

Equipment

FLOQUIP

Designed, fabricated, and installed standard and custom equipment supplementing our chemical treatment solutions.

Microparticle Systems

FLOBIND

Paper Testing

FLOQUIP Mobile Paper Laboratory

On-site testing or comparing of different chemical and filler systems.

Retention Aids

FLORET

Water-soluble polymers to improve water-holding capacity, drainage, and operation of paper machines.

Textiles

Anti-Migration Agents

FLOLUX

Prevents water migration during the dying process and a pretreatment for inkjet printing.

Dispersants

FLOSPERSE

Used as a wash additive to remove unfixed dyes as an anti-soil re-deposition aid.

Fixing Agents

FLOFIX

Improves color fastness of dyed and printed fabrics.

Lubricants

FLOLINE LUB

Dye bath lubricant.

Sizing Agents

FLOSIZE

Products that improve weaving efficiency.

Thickeners

FLOPRINT

Used as printing paste thickeners.