metallic soap


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metallic soap

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(Elements & Compounds) any one of a number of colloidal stearates, palmitates, or oleates of various metals, including aluminium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc. They are used as bases for ointments, fungicides, fireproofing and waterproofing agents, and dryers for paints and varnishes
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To understand the factors that influence metallic soap production and the mechanism of FOG deposition, the food menus in the nearby restaurants were investigated for sources of FOG.Moreover, the possible chemical reactions and physical interactions of FOG are explored.
Various kinds of fluid loss additives have been developed in last decades, such as Gilsonite, organic lignite, epoxidized cardanol derivative[4], metallic soap [5], modified tannin [6] and oil swell elastomer [7], etc.
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However, the paper industry has many coating materials that can be used in making coating mixture these include kaolin (white dirt) which can readily replace clay, palm kernel oil from which metallic soap is made and limestone.
The company also produces stearic acid (stabilizer) with an annual capacity of 32,000 tons and metallic soap.
Currently Cisadane Raya has an annual capacity to produce 97,000 tons of fatty acid, 10,800 tons of glycerin, 10,500 tons of stearic acid and 15,000 tons of metallic soap (stabilizer).
Now it has an annual capacity to produce 97,000 tons of fatty acid, 10,800 tons of glycerin, 10,500 tons of stearic acid, and 15,000 tons of metallic soap (stabilizer).
It has superior binding properties versus metallic soaps such as zinc stearate and commonly used nylon-12, and imparts a noticeably soft aesthetic to pressed and loose powder formulations.
The Palmitic acid is used in production of various esters, metallic soaps, fatty amines, fatty alcohols, oxazolines for paint binder, surfactants in cosmetics, liquid and transparent soaps and use in agricultural chemicals and food etc.
Some common thickeners include metallic soaps that can be composed of calcium, lithium, sodium, aluminium or barium, and complex metallic soaps such as lithium-complex.
Metallic soaps such as Ca, Zn, and Al stearates also work well in some paints.
Lubricants used in industry are made from non-biodegradable components, such as synthetic oils or petroleum derivatives, and thickeners made with metallic soaps or polyurea derivatives (a family of synthetic polymers).