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ZINC STEARATE

Zinc Stearate

Zinc Stearate is a fine, fluffy , free from grittiness white powder. It is the Zinc Metal salt of fatty acid having wide applications in plastic and rubber industry. It is considered as a strong releasing agent which is insoluble in water, alcohol and other liquids.

  • Zinc Stearate acts as an Acid scavenger and processing aid in plastic industry.
  • Zinc Stearate is used as an Activator in Vulcanization Process of Rubber
  • The paint and coating industry uses Zinc Stearate for pigment suspension and to improve matting and grind ability

Applications

  • Zinc Stearate acts as an lubricant and thickening to improve textures in cosmetic products
  • In construction industry, Zinc Stearate is utilized as hydrophobic agents for plasters

Zinc Stearate

Application Ash Content % Free Fatty Acid % Moisture Content % Bulk Density g/l Melting Point °C Sieve Residue on 325 mesh
Paints 12.8 - 13.8 0.5 max. 0.5 max. 170 - 200 118 - 123 Nil
Polyolefins and Masterbatches 13.0 - 14.0 1.0 max 1.0 max. 200 - 300 118 - 123 1 max.
Polyolefins and Masterbatches 9.8 - 10.8 1.0 max. 1.0 max. 250 - 350 118 - 123 Nil
Polyolefins and Masterbatches 13.0 - 14.0 0.5 max. 3.0 max 200 - 300 118 - 125 1 max.