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Other Application Areas of Stearic Acid

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Stearic acid is widely used as the primary raw material of surfactants. It is mainly used in China as an active vulcanization agent in the rubber industry; as a lubricant and stabilizer in the plastic industry; as a softener and sterilization agent in the textile industry and household detergents Agent; used as a wax mold in precision casting, soap base in grease industry, etc.

In the cosmetics industry, it is an indispensable raw material for the manufacture of general emulsified products, which are used to formulate vanishing creams, cold creams, foundation creams, shaving creams, hair creams, and skin care lotions. In the rubber industry, it is an active vulcanization agent for natural, synthetic rubber and latex. It is also used as a softener and used as a plasticizer, stabilizer, and lubricant in the plastic industry. The textile industry is used as a yarn lubricant and a softening agent for mercerizing paste.

It is also used to manufacture mold release agents, polishing pastes, defoamers, metal flotation agents, paint smoothing agents, wax paper polishes, textile waterproofing agents, and other products. It is a solvent for oil-soluble pigments and is also used to manufacture methyl stearate, Raw materials for stearates and stearates such as calcium stearate and potassium lead stearate. This product is non-toxic and is packed in a woven bag or carton lined with a plastic bag. The net weight of each bag (or each box) is 25kg, 50kg. Store and transport according to general chemical regulations, and store in a cool and dry place.

Industrial products are white or slightly yellow particles or blocks, a mixture of 45% stearic acid and 55% palmitic acid. They contain a small amount of oleic acid with a slight fat odor.

Stearic acid

Industrial products are divided into the first level (previously called three presses, after three presses), the second level (previously called double presses, after second pressing), and third-level (oddly named first presses, after one press or no pressing). It is a mixed acid mainly containing stearic acid and palmitic acid. Primary and secondary stearic acid is white waxy solids with gloss or crystals. Tertiary stearic acid is a pale yellow waxy solid.


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