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The Versatile Applications of Calcium Stearate (Dec 29, 2023)

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Calcium Stearate is a carboxylate salt of calcium, classified as a calcium soap. It is a white waxy powder that is a component of some lubricants, surfactants, as well as many foodstuffs.Get more news about Calcium Stearate,you can vist our website!Industrial ApplicationsCalcium Stearate is used in a variety of industrial applications. It is a waxy material with low solubility in water, unlike traditional sodium and potassium soaps. It is also easy and cheap to produce, and exhibits low toxicity. These attributes are the basis of many of its applications.In the concrete industry, Calcium Stearate is used for efflorescence control of cementitious products used in the production of concrete masonry units i.e. paver and block, as well as waterproofing. In paper production, Calcium Stearate is used as a lubricant to provide good gloss, preventing dusting and fold cracking in paper and paperboard making. In plastics, it can act as an acid scavenger or neutralizer at concentrations up to 1000ppm, a lubricant and a release agent. It may be used in plastic colorant concentrates to improve pigment wetting. In rigid PVC, it can accelerate fusion, improve flow, and reduce die swell.Cosmetic and Food UsesCalcium Stearate is used as a flow agent and surface conditioner in some candies such as Smarties, jawbreakers and Sprees. It is a waterproofing agent for fabrics. A lubricant in pencils and crayons. A lubricant in the dry drawing method of wire production.Medical ApplicationsCalcium Stearate is a pharmacologically inactive substance that can be used as a water-repellent, a protective agent, and a lubricant in cosmetics and medicine. It is made by reacting sodium stearate with a solution of zinc sulfate and has antiseptic, astringent, and topical protective effects. It is used as pharmaceutical excipient in manufacturing and used for tablet and capsule lubrication. It has good anti-adherent and lubricant properties but poor glidant properties. Calcium stearate is also used in cosmetics and food products. Calcium stearate is used in oral drug formulations and is reported as nontoxic and nonirritant. It is listed on the FDA Generally Regarded as Safe database.In conclusion, Calcium Stearate is a versatile compound with a wide range of applications in various industries. Its unique properties make it an essential ingredient in many products we use daily.

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