Calcium Stearate

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Calcium stearate is a derivative of stearic acid, classified as calcium salt. It is a component of some lubricants, surfactants, as well as many foodstuffs. It is a white powder.

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Applications :

  • Calcium stearate is used as a flow agent and surface conditioner in some candies such as Smarties, Jawbreakers and Sprees.
  • It is a waterproofing agent for fabrics.
  • A lubricant in pencils and crayons.
  • In paper production, calcium stearate is used as a lubricant to provide good gloss, preventing dusting and fold cracking in paper and paperboard making.
  • Anticaking agent.