Diutan Gum

Diutan gum is a polysaccharide used for applications that require very high suspending characteristics such as cement, gypsum, mortar, agricultural chemical applications, and oilfield drilling fluids, among others.

Obtained by microbial fermentation, and possessing a similar structure to xanthan gum, diutan gum was developed specifically for a wide range of industrial applications, including the agricultural, construction and industrial sectors, and use with the newest class of superplasticizers (water reducers). Diutan also upholds viscosity at elevated temperatures as compared to traditional rheology (sheer thinning) modifiers.

Did you know that we are the leading manufacturer of diutan gum globally? With 50 years of experience, we understand how to obtain the most out of this versatile rheology agent.

We’ve earned high industrial regard by launching hundreds of quality diutan gum-based products that deliver excellent stabilization, high pseudoplasticity and impart high viscosity at low-use concentrations. We know how to develop formulas that improve the performance of hardened materials by controlling flow, segregation, sedimentation and bleed.

Uses for Diutan Gum

Function Suspension Viscosity Stabilization
Source Sphingomonas elodea

Our Diutan Gum Products

CP Kelco offers a variety of diutan gum products that result in fluid products that readily flow, but also are capable of suspending or stabilizing components.

KELCO-VIS Diutan Gum

General industrial uses including mining, construction and building products, oilfield drilling, agricultural chemical applications, such as crop protection applications and products for professional pest control.

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