Stearic acid 101 is a solid, waxy substance (often in powder form), non-toxic, white, and the most common saturated fatty acid (because there is no two-way connection between adjacent carbon atoms) A chain with 18 carbon atoms in the world Is.
What is stearic acid 101?
The substance, which is made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms and is also known as acetic acid, stearate, and stearic acid, is actually a combination of stearic acid and palmitic acid, which is added to animal fats. Water is obtained at high pressure and temperature, which leads to the hydrolysis of triglycerides or by hydrogenation of some unsaturated vegetable oils. Of course, it is necessary to point out that this substance is naturally present in various plants and animal derivatives in pure form.
Application of stearic acid 101?
It is used as a hardener in sweet foods (sugar, syrups and juices), as a lubricant in the process of pressing ceramic powders during injection into molds, in the manufacture of cosmetics, as a lubricating or lubricating powder. On a variety of cards, in the production of stearates (sodium stearate, magnesium stearate, calcium stearate, lead stearate, etc.), in the production of lubricants, candles and plastics, in firefighting to be covered by metal powders such as aluminum and iron, as a compound. Separator When making casting gypsum, a piece of gypsum mold is used as a barrier on the film and so on.
Other uses of this substance include ethylene glycol, glycol stearate and glycol di stearate, which have a pearly effect on shampoos and soaps, as well as castor oil for fabric softeners Is used.