Substance used for causing coagulation. Salts, polyvalent cations such as calcium, acids (including volatile acids like acetic and formic), dehydrating solvents and combinations of these are commonly used as coagulants of latex, for preparing latex dipped goods.
Reagent inducing chemical coagulation capable of destroying dispersions, including pigment preparations and dispersion-type paints. Some examples of coagulants are: salts, acids and some other electrolytes, polar solvents... Syn. Coagulating reagent