HI-CAT® SP - Cationic starch

Film press, size press applications
Range of cationic starches used in order to increase surface strength and printability of papers. HI CAT® SP is suitable for size-press and film press applications.


The HI-CAT® SP range of cationic surface sizing starches benefits from the Roquette know-how in cationic starches development.

Applied on film press or conventional size press HI-CAT® SP improves surface strength and printability of multi-purpose office papers.

Product Description

  • White powder
  • Moisture content < 14.0 %
  • pH = 65 approx
  • The cationisation degree depends on the grade.


  • FDA and BfR approved

Registrations vary depending on local regulations.


  • HI-CAT® SP is available with different viscosities and molecular weight levels to meet your surface sizing requirements.
  • HI-CAT® SP 006 grade is designed to be converted in paper mills by enzymatic or thermochemical process.
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Paper and board surface sizing including size-press and film-press applications.

  • HI-CAT® SP improves surface strength and printability of multi-purpose office papers.
  • The other advantages are: DCO reduction, wet-end chemical stability and paper machine runability improvement.
  • The number of breaks reduction compensates for the extra starch costs while further savings can be obtained via chemicals use reduction at the wet-end.
  • HI-CAT® SP 006 prepared by continuous enzymatic conversion process can be used at high solids reducing energy costs noticeably.Roquette has long offered an integrated customer service for applications assistance.

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Sample Request

Early testing is important and we recognize the need for our customers to have representative material for initial lab trial. We can provide small non-commercial samples wherever you are in the world with both the corresponding certificate of analysis and conformity and the material safety data sheet.

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