Thickeners
Thickeners

What Is The Role Of Thickeners?

Also known as gelling agent, it is a substance that can increase the viscosity of latex and liquid. It is also called paste when used in food. Thickeners can increase the viscosity of the system, keep the system in a uniform and stable suspension or turbid state, or form a gel; most of the thickeners also have an emulsifying effect. 
 
It can be divided into two categories: natural and synthetic. Most natural products are made from plants and seaweeds containing polysaccharide viscous substances, such as agar, gelatin, etc.; synthetic products include carboxymethyl cellulose, etc.
 

What Are The Types Of Thickeners?

Xanthan Gum

1.Chemical name:Xanthan gum

2. Alias: Xanthan

3.CAS:11138-66-2

4.chemical formula:  (C35H49O29)n

5.light yellow to white flowable powder

 

 

 

6. Xanthan gum is added to many foods as stabilizer, emulsifier, suspending agent, thickener and processing assistant. Xanthan gum is widely used in salad dressing, bread, dairy products, frozen food, beverage, condiment, brewing, candy, pastry, soup and canned food because it can control the rheological property, structure, flavor and appearance of products, and its pseudoplasticity can guarantee good taste

 

Item

Specification

Appearance

Off-white or yellowish powder

Particle size

99% through 80 mesh or 92% through 200 mesh

Viscosity

≥600

Shearing property

≥6.5

Moisture

≤15%

Ash

≤16

Total nitrogen

≤1.5%

Pyruvic acid

≥1.5%

Lead

≤2ppm

Total plate count

≤5000cfu/g

Yeast

≤500cfu/g

E.coli

≤30cfu/g

Salmonella

Negtive

Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose

1.Chemical name:Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose

2. Alias: CMC,CMC-Na

3.CAS:NO: 9004-32-4

4.chemical formula: [C6H7O2(OH)2CH2COONa]n

5. Appearance: White powder

6. Application:Can be used as tablet binder, coating agent, thickening agent

 

Specification

Test method: Viscosity measured on basis of 1% water solution,at 25Deg C ,

Brookfield Viscometer LVDV-I+ Type, # 3spindle,30rpm.

D.S

0.7-0.9

PH

6.5-8.5

Purity,%

99.5%min

Loss on drying

≤10.0%

total plate count

Min 95% though 80 mesh

 

Lead,ppm

3max

 

Arsenic

3max

 

Chloride

≤1.0%

 

Heavy metals

≤10ppm

 

Organic volatile impurities

Complies

 

Assay(Na)

6.5-9.5%

 

Total plate count

1000/g max

 

Yeast and Moulds

100/g max

 

Coliform bacteria

Nil/g

 

Salmonella

Nil/g

Aplication

Can be used as tablet binder, coating agent, thickening agent

Storage

It should be stored in day and cool place, keep from sunshine and mix storage.

Package

25kg/bag G.W. 25.2kg

25kg/drum G.W.27.5kg

For 20GP it can only contains 14 tons with pallet.

Standard

It comply with USP42

Agar Agar

1.Chemical name:Agar agar

2. Alias: agar

3.CAS:9002-18-0

4.chemical formula: (C12H18O9)n

5. Character; Pale yellow powder

6.usages : Agar is a polysaccharide extracted from seaweed, which is one of the most widely used seaweed gels in the world.

7. packing: It is packed with polyethylene bag as liner and a compound plastic woven bag as theouter layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg.

 

 

Items

Standards

Exterior

Appearance

Milky or yellowish fine powder

Weekly intensity

Gel Strength (1.5%,20℃)

700,800,900,1000,1100,1200,1250 g/CM2

Total ash

Total Ash

≤5%

Drying loss

Loss On Drying

≤12%

Water absorption capacity

Ability of absorbing water

≤75ml

Ignition residue

Residue on Ignition

≤5%

lead

Lead

≤5ppm

Potassium

Arsenic

≤1ppm

Heavy metal

Heavy Metals(Pb)

≤10ppm

Total number of boards

Total Plate Count

<10000cfu/g

salmonella

Salmonella

Absent in 25g

Escherichia coli

E.Coli

<3 cfu/g

Yeasts and molds

Yeast and Moulds

<500 cfu/g

granularity

Particle Size

100% through 80mesh

Sodium Alginate

1.Chemical name:Sodium alginate

2. Alias: Sodium alginate

3.CAS:9005-38-3

4.Chemical formula: C6H9NaO7

 

5. Character; Light Brownish/White

 

 

6.usages : Sodium alginate is a natural polysaccharide carbohydrate extracted from kelp. It is widely used in food, medicine, textile, printing and dyeing, papermaking, daily chemical products and other products, as thickener, emulsifier, stabilizer, adhesive, sizing agent, etc.

 

 

7. packing: It is packed with polyethylene bag as liner and a compound plastic woven bag as theouter layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg.

 

Product name

industrial grade sodium alginate

Colour

Light Brownish

Viscosity (mpa.s)

According to contract

Moisture %

≤12

PH

7.0~8.0

Calcium %

≤0.015

Mesh

30-200 mesh

PVI

0.78-0.95

Suction filtration

32im/0.8bar > 120g

Application Of Thickeners

Agar Agar

Thickeners are widely used in food, such as sauces, jams, ice creams, cans, etc. 

which can increase food viscosity or form gels, cosmetics, detergents, latex, printing and dyeing, medicine, rubber, coatings, etc.

 

Why Choose Our Thickeners?

Over 10 years

supply food additives. agrochemicals, feedstuff

additives and water treatment chemicals for over

10 years.

We provide customized packages

We have customized over 100 different packages for our customers.

Full range of certificates and reports

Halal, Kosher, ISO9001 certified, MSDS,COA, commercial invoice, packing list, B/L ,etc.

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