OPL Fixing Aid


Orient Packagings’ fixing agent, OPL Fixing Aid, improves the effectiveness of sizes like AKD, Neutral Size, Wet Strength and Dry Strength Resins and other additives in paper manufacture. An important part of OPL’s paper chemicals offering, this coagulant results in increased machine speeds, lower costs and additional performance and economic advantages. This fixing agent performs equally well on either cylinder or Fourdrinier machines and in the presence or absence of Alum.

Fixing Aid - Product Characteristics

Appearance Amber liquid
Solubility in water Infinite
Solid 40+ %
Shelf life (24°C) 12 months

Benefits of OPL Fixing Aid


  • Increases retention of fillers, fine, dyes, pigments.
  • Improve drainage rates, leading to increased production.
  • Reduces save-all loads and suspended solids in effluents aiding in pollution abatement.
  • Greater sizing efficiency with rosin, dispersed, or synthetic sizes.
  • Optimum performance from wet and dry strength resins.
  • Control of anionic components in furnish.
  • Contributes to cleaner machine wet-ends.
  • Effective over a wide pH range.


  • Reduces use of sizing chemicals and alum.
  • Lowers addition of wet and dry strength resins.
  • Lowers filler cost through better retention.
  • More efficient use of dyes and pigments.
  • Lowers energy costs.
  • Fiber substitution potential.
  • Operation of machine at higher pH with less corrosion.

For Technical data sheets (TDS), MSDS and latest price information, please email us at info@orientpackagings.com