barium stearate

barium stearate

[′bar·ē·əm ′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
Ba(C18H35O2)2 A white, crystalline solid; melting point 160°C; used as a lubricant in manufacturing plastics and rubbers, in greases, and in plastics as a stabilizer against deterioration caused by heat and light.
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The stearates output includes outputs of calcium stearate, barium stearate, zinc stearate and some other products of this category, the same below).
Markets calcium, zinc, aluminum, magnesium and barium stearate lubricants for thermoplastics.
Provides both precipitated and modified fusion-process metallic stearates: aluminum octoate, aluminum stearate, barium stearate, calcium stearate, lithium stearate, magnesium stearate, sodium stearate, and zinc stearate (including clear melt, polymer, and granular types).