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Stearic Acid

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  • Octadecanoic acid
  • 3823.11.00
  • C18H36O2
  • White Flakes
  • 0157-11-4
  • Octadecanoic acid
  • 720 @ 25 kg Woven Bags
    18 MT / 20'FCL
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Brief Overview
Stearic acid chemicals known as octadecanoic acid is one of the most common and useful type of saturated fatty acids found in combined form in natural animal and vegetable fats. It is a waxy white solid with chemical formula of CH3(CH2)16CO2H and molar mass of 284.48 g/mol. Esters and salts of stearic acid are known as stearate. Stearic Acid found commercially is a mixture of approximately equal amounts of stearic and palmitic acids and small amounts of oleic acid. Naturally stearic acid occurs as a mixed triglyceride, or fat, with other long-chain acids and as an ester of a fatty alcohol. It is found abundantly in animal fat than in vegetable fat.

Manufacturing Process
Stearic acid is manufactured by using fatty acids. There are different manufacturing process depending on the grade of stearic acid required and the type of raw material. Tallow and Grease are the most common raw material used for the production of stearic acid. There are two main steps for the production of stearic acids.
a. Firstly raw materials (fat or oil) are hydrolyzed to produce a mixture of fatty acids and glycerin followed by separation of two products.
b. Purification and separation of fatty acid mixtures.

Paint Industry
Stearic acid is a very effective wax modifier used in candle making. It is a non-toxic additive that increases the opacity and hardness of candles. It also increase candle whiteness and aid in holding the candles shape of freestanding candles in the warmer months. It increases the candle durability consistency and melting point. Due to its stability and shaping property it is used in making various art and craft products.

Detergent Industry
Stearic acid plays the important role in the manufacturing of soap and cosmetics such as facewash, shampoo, beauty soaps and shaving cream. Stearic acid acts as a thickener or hardener to help the soap to retain its shape. It is a powerful cleanser and also acts as an emulsifying agent to bind oil and water so it is used in facial cleanser, shampoos and shaving cream as it make them soft and creamy.


Fragnance and Flavoring Industry
Stearic acid is a very effective wax modifier used in candle making. It is a non-toxic additive that increases the opacity and hardness of candles. It also increase candle whiteness and aid in holding the candles shape of freestanding candles in the warmer months. It increases the candle durability consistency and melting point. Due to its stability and shaping property it is used in making various art and craft products.

Stearic Acid Suppliers - Tradeasia International

Tradeasia is fulfilling the needs of many international and national companies by offering premium quality compounds, which are prepared by professionals. We are a leading Stearic acid Supplier that serve the purpose of many of our clients, at budget-friendly rates. Paired up with our comprehensive supply capability, We are one of the best Stearic acid Suppliers based in South East Asia. Tradeasia International tends to make sure that the desired product is delivered within the given time frame without compromising on the quality at all.

 

What Makes Us Best Stearic Acid Suppliers

Driven by the idea of providing top-quality Stearic acid for our customers, we at Tradeasia International aim to organize and offer top-notch Stearic acid that widely used in several industries for different purposes such as:

 

  • In cosmetics, the easter of stearic acid after combining with several glycols used for a pearly effect in makeups, creams.

  • In personal care products such as shampoos, face washes, shaving creams

  • In detergents and soaps as grease(semisolid lubricants) for softening

  • In casting manufacturing from a plaster piece mold or waste mold

  • Lead-acid batteries manufacturing

  • Enhancing agent of chemistry such as hydrophobicity

  • In candle making as an effective wax modifier

  • Flavoring candy as a hardener with sugar and corn syrup

  • Fireworks used to coat metal powders such as aluminum and iron

  • In the textile industry along with castor oil for preparing softeners in textile sizing.

 

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