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Calcium Stearate is a normal Calcium Soap of Stearic Acid. It is a very good lubricant for P.V.C. and plastic processing.
Appearance: Fine White Powder
Bulk Density: 15-16 gms per 100cc
Melting Point: 145C-150C
Moisture: 2.5% Max
Calcium Contents: 6.5% to 7.5%
Free Fatty Acid: 1% Max PH: 6.8-7.2
Calcium Stearate is an internal and external lubricant and is used in P.V.C. as well as in other plastic processing. The normal dosage varies from 0.5 to 1.0 PHR. It can be used as a mould release agent also. It is used with advantage in rigid and flexible compounds where clarity is not important. It is used in non-toxic FDA approved Compounds. Calcium Stearate exhibits excellent resistance to colour degradation at elevated temperatures and is very useful where higher temperatures are encountered during processing. Calcium Stearate is used in paint industry, especially on Cement paints. It finds application in Foundry Chemicals, Metal forming, Cosmetics, Water proofing and many other industries.
The concrete industry uses calcium stearate in the production of concrete masonry units i.e. paver and block, as well as waterproofing
In plastics, it can act as an acid scavenger or neutralizer at concentrations up to 1000ppm, a lubricant and a release agent.
It is used in plastic colorant concentrates to improve pigment wetting and in rigid PVC, it can accelerate fusion and improve flow
Applications in the personal care and pharmaceutical industry include tablet mold release, anti-tack agent, and gelling agent
It is used as a drying lubricant and dusting agent for rubbers.
It is used as a waterproofing additive in concrete, rockwool, textiles and paper
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