Zinc Stearate, fine soft powder, Mesh 325, very light, High Stability. Repels water. Perfect for mold release. A dry lubricant. Clear when molten. Used as a die release agent in powder metallurgy.
Some other uses are:
As a gloss imparting agent in paint industry.
As a metal release agent in rubber, polyurethane and polyester processing system.
As a die release agent in powder metallurgy.
As a chief ingredient in “fanning powder”, used by magicians performing card manipulation to decrease the friction between the cards.
As a lubricant in cosmetics to improve texture.
As an activator system for rubber vulcanization by sulfur and accelerators.
For uniform cell nucleation in expandable polystyrene.
As a lubricant with urea- and melamine-formaldehyde resin, in fiber-reinforced polyesters and in copy toners.