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Zinc stearate

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Zinc stearate (C36 H70 O4 Zn) is a metallic additive ; or the metallic “salt” of fatty acid.

It is a hydrophobic white solid, which repels water. It is insoluble in polar solvents such as alcohol or ether, but dissolves well when heated in aromatic solvents.

It is a powerful mold release agent.

  • Properties :



Anti-caking agent

Phase transfer catalyst for saponification of fats


  • Examples of use :

– It is mainly used in the plastics and rubber, polyurethane and polyester industries, as a mold release agent and easily incorporated lubricant.

– It is also used in metallurgy for its non-stick properties.

– Zinc stearate is also used in the manufacture of soaps, detergents and cleaning products, glues, paper and cardboard …

– In the cosmetics industry, zinc stearate is a lubricant and thickener, and viscosity control agent.

  • Available sizes :


ADC is a supplier of zinc stearate.

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