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Made in Norway.

Exilva – proudly presented by Borregaard, the World's most advanced biorefinery.

What is Exilva?

What is Exilva?

Exilva is a new type of bio-based additive, tailored to improve performance in waterborne and polar product systems. Its novel nature gives it rheological and mechanical functionalities.

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Benefits from Exilva

Benefits from Exilva

Borregaard’s innovative product Exilva microfibrillated cellulose, not only offers rheology modification, but also a long list of other advantages in a material that demonstrates high efficacy and robustness in harsh environments.

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Product Characteristics

Product Characteristics

Exilva is a pre-activated product, available as a 2% suspension or a 10% paste. Based on our proprietary technology, Borregaard has developed the P-series and the F-series to suit applications with a wide variety of demands.

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Production facility

Production

Borregaard has constructed the world’s first commercial-scale production facility for microfibrillated cellulose. Since 2016, Exilva has been produced at the production plant in Sarpsborg, Norway.

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Sustainability with Exilva

Sustainability

Exilva is all-natural and has a low carbon footprint. It is a nano/microfibrillated product sourced from Norwegian and Swedish forests that are managed in a sustainable and eco-friendly manner

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How to add Exilva?

How to add Exilva 

Microfibrillated cellulose can be extremely effective when dispersed properly in the formulation. Pay attention to influence of mixing time, shear rates and tip speed.

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Benefits to expect from Exilva

By adding Exilva to your product, you should find features and benefits like:

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High Yield Stress

High yield stress giving improved stability of water borne or polar solvent systems at low shear

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Pronounced Shear Thinning

Extreme shear thinning with very fast viscosity recovery provides benefits during applying of water borne or polar solvent systems.

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High Surface Area

Very high surface area provides substantial binding benefits and film forming of high strength films

Eager to try Exilva?

Exilva is a completely natural and bio-based Microfibrillated cellulose that improves rheology and stability, as well as enhancing structure in your product formulations. Exilva increases your formulation efficiency, reduces your CO2 footprint and creates exciting opportunities for innovation.

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