In a world where great concern is being expressed relative to the effect of chemicals on the quality of life, Alpha-Cel™ is more than 99% cellulose, the main structural component in the cell walls of all members in the plant kingdom. Purified, and then subject to the mechanical disintegration, Alpha-Cel™ retains its totally organic nature is pure, safe, and biodegradable.
By using only the finest raw materials and maintaining rigid specifications throughout our manufacturing process, Alpha-Cel™ has enjoyed a reputation of unsurpassed quality for over 85 years.
Alpha-Cel™ is the most abundant natural polymer in the world. Powdered cellulose has a great affinity for water or oil, and can absorb between 2.5 times and 10 times their weight in water. Alpha-Cel™ products offer, in addition, the production of a reinforcing fibrous matrix in products to which they are added.