Zinc Stearate

Zinc Stearate

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Product Name: Zinc Stearate Fine Powder

Purity Grade: Cosmetic Grade

CAS Number: 557-05-1

Size: 0.01 mm in average

Appearance: fine powder with typical stearate smell

Other Features: Hydrophobic


Zinc stearate is a chemical compound that is derived from stearic acid, a type of saturated fatty acid. It is a white, powdery substance that is insoluble in water and has a variety of uses in different industries.

How is Zinc Stearate Used?

Zinc stearate is commonly used as a lubricant and release agent in the manufacturing of various products, including rubber, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as a flatting agent in paints and coatings, as well as a stabilizer in PVC processing.

What Are the Benefits of Using Zinc Stearate?

One of the main benefits of using zinc stearate is its ability to act as a lubricant, reducing friction and preventing the sticking of materials during processing. It also helps to improve the flow properties of powders, making them easier to handle and process. Additionally, zinc stearate can act as a stabilizer in certain applications, prolonging the shelf life of products.

Properties of Zinc Stearate

Zinc stearate has a number of unique properties that make it a popular choice in various industries. Some of these properties include:

  • Low solubility in water
  • High melting point
  • Excellent lubricating properties
  • Good thermal stability

Uses of Zinc Stearate

Zinc stearate is used in a wide range of industries for various purposes. Some common uses of zinc stearate include:

  1. Manufacturing of rubber products
  2. Processing of PVC
  3. Production of paints and coatings
  4. Pharmaceutical applications
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