Guar Gum FG

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: Speciality Bulk Chemicals

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Blackwell Products Guar Gum FG is a white to cream colored fine powder. It is mostly used to stabilize and thicken aqueous systems with increased viscosity, stabilization of emulsions, and freezing and thawing stability. It can be applied in bakery products to give greater resiliency and dairy products as a stabilizer for sherbets, cheese and milk products.

Application:

  • Textile industry – sizing, finishing and printing
  • Textile industry – sizing, finishing and printing
  • Paper industry – improved sheet formation, folding and denser surface for printing
  • Explosives industry – as waterproofing agent mixed with ammonium nitrate, nitroglycerin, etc.
  • Pharmaceutical industry – as binder or as disintegrator in tablets; main ingredient in some bulk-forming laxatives
  • Cosmetics and toiletries industries – thickener in toothpastes, conditioner in shampoos (usually in a chemically modified version)
  • Hydraulic fracturing Shale oil and gas extraction industries consumes about 90% of guar gum
  • In dairy products, it thickens milk, yogurt, kefir, and liquid cheese products, and helps maintain homogeneity and texture of ice creams and sherbets. It is used for similar purposes in plant milks.
  • For meat, it functions as a binder.
  • In condiments, it improves the stability and appearance of salad dressings, barbecue sauces, relishes, ketchups and others.
  • In canned soup, it is used as a thickener and stabilizer.
  • It is also used in dry soups, instant oatmeal, sweet desserts, canned fish in sauce, frozen food items, and animal feed.

Attention: During the National lockdown, we made sure that our store is open, to make we still able to supply with essential items, but please note that due to supply chain challenges and high demand in chemicals and medical equipment, we may face delays in processing some orders. We are doing the best we can, and we appreciate your patience and support.

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