Aluminum Stearate 132

This aluminum salt derived from distilled, hydrogenated fatty acids is designed for protective and decorative coatings. Has the highest free fatty acid content and lowest aluminum metal content.
Product Overview
This product has strong lubrication characteristics, thickening ability, thermal stability, and water-repellent characteristics.
Product Specifications
Total Ash: 5.50 – 7.50
Fineness % Thru 20 Mesh: 100.00 (Min)
Fineness % Thru 200 Mesh: 90.00 – 100.00
Free Fatty Acids (As Stearic): 25.0 – 35.0
Water: 0.00 – 1.00
Water Soluble Salts: 0.00 – 1.00
Primary Chemistry: Aluminum tristearate and octadecanoic acid
Features & Benefits
Yields the lowest viscosity increase. Great for dry lubrication and thickening of ink manufacture.
Problems Solved
Increased friction in the manufacturing of coatings, adhesives, plastics, and building materials
Poor wetting or dispersion issues in pigment suspensions and paint formulations
Sag, flattening and brushing defects in paints and coatings
Low concentration of free fatty acid in commercially available aluminum stearates
High aluminum content in aluminum stearates
Applications
It is commonly used in the production of coatings(protective and decorative) such as paints, enamels, varnishes, and lacquers. additionally, it acts as a dry lubricant in metal processing and as a water repellents.