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Kristin Weel Sundby

Kristin Weel Sundby
Kristin Weel Sundby has more than twenty years of experience from industrial R&D, and the last ten years from Borregaard. As the section manager for Exilva R&D she work closely with both the market and the production, in order to develop the best products and solutions for our customers together with the R&D team. Kristin has a M.Sc. in chemistry.

Recent Posts

Coatings, adhesives/sealants

Exilva Microfibrillated Cellulose & Hydroxyethyl Cellulose: anti-settling & anti-sedimentation because of yield stress

19. November 2019

Hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) and Exilva microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) can both be used as rheology modifiers in a variety of industries to prevent sedimentation and settling. In this article, I review the ability of the materials to give a yield stress in a waterbased system and, because of that, provide anti-settling and anti-sedimentation behavior. Tune-in on a comparison between these two rheology additives.

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22. January 2019

Dusting in production: why the choice of additives and ingredients can play a substantial role in your EHS thinking

Is powder handling a problem in your production facilities? If yes, you have probably tried to reduce the dusting and other environment, health and safety (EHS) risks related to powders as much as possible. Have you considered to change the additives and ingredients that will reduce or give no dust, whilst keeping the desired performance? In production, the handling of powders can often lead to EHS issues. But are there any alternatives? Yes, indeed.

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