Zinc Stearate is an Oleochemical substance.It is also known as zinc salt of distilled, hydrogenated fatty acids.Zinc Stearate is hydrophobic in nature and manufactured by two processes. 1)Precipitation process 2) Fusion process Zinc stearate is known for its water repellent properties.
Zinc DiStearate; Zinc Octadecanoate
Soft white powder
120 to 130 °C
Solubility in Water
Slight fatty acid smell
Zinc stearate used as an activator in rubber vulcanisation process because zinc has a beneficial effect on reaction of sulphur with polyolefin.
Zinc stearate acts as a lubricant and thickener in cosmetics. Also improve the final appearance of the products.
Due to its great transparent and dispersal and water repellent properties it is used to paint and varnish and plastic industry.
Rising demand of material in plastic industries and cosmetics industries will make the Zinc stearate market reach at $1.2 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 3.6% during 2022-2026.
Zinc stearate powder grade Zinc stearate granule grade
Elchemy deals in the Indian origin of Zinc stearates.
Elchemy International offers the below range of packaging for Zinc Chloride. 25 kg small bags, 500 Kg & 1000 Kg Super sacks
Zinc stearate can be stored in tightly closed containers and should be placed at dry and well ventilated place.It can be stable at Dry and cool places.