Zinc stearate is a micronized and hydrophobic white powder that is in the family of zinc soaps.
This widely used industrial substance is obtained from the reaction of fatty acids with a combination of zinc metal.
The lipophilic nature of this compound makes it act as a phase transfer catalyst for the saponification of fats.
|Molecular mass||632 g/mol|
|Melting Point||120-130 °C|
|Appearance||white soft powder|
- External lubricating agent in plastic and polymer industries
- Dispersing agent
- Sanding agent in sealer
- Paper industry
- Heat stabilizer
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Paint and coating industries
- Cosmetics and hygiene industries
- Wood and construction products
This chemical is available in 20 kg bags.
- zinc octadecanoate
- zinc distearate