Mellose is a viscose agent based on under water Cellulose (Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose). It is commonly referred to as a a self-leveling agent that increases viscosity when is dissolved in water. It can be also described as an anti-washout concrete or non-dispersible concrete mixture. Mellose is an essential component of high performance concrete construction under water.
Fact Sheet ID Number
Composite Materials & Technologies
under-water structure, mellose, self-leveling agent, construction material
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "MELLOSE non-dispersible Underwater Concrete Admixture" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 41.