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Alkaline soaps

Alkaline soaps are – like metallic soaps - salts from fatty acids, but unlike the metallic soaps, alkaline soaps are water-soluble.
The alkaline soaps include

  • Sodium stearates
  • Potassium stearates
  • Sodium oleates
  • Potassium oleates

Composition and structure of alkaline soaps:

Due to their water solubility, alkaline soaps are used in many industries. Our diversified portfolio of alkaline soaps is mainly used in the preservation of structures and plastic, paper, food and cosmetics industry.

Our most important products and their technical data for alkaline soaps:

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Sodium soaps

ProductDescriptionApplicationsAV (mg KOH/g)SV (mg KOH/g)IV (mg KOH/g)
LIGASTAR NA R/DSodium soap of a technical stearic acidPlastics195 - 205198 - 208max. 3
PALMSTAR NAVSodium soap of a vegetable stearic acidCosmetics, Food, Feed195 - 210198 - 213max. 2
LIGAPHOB N 90Sodium soap of a technical oleic acidBuilding protection199 - 204200 - 20590 - 95
LIGANOL KT/VSodium soap based on special fatty acids Paper---
SERFAX MT 90Sodium soap for deinkingPaper
SERFAX DBE Sodium soap for deinkingPaper
 

Potassium soaps

ProductDescriptionApplicationsAV (mg KOH/g)SV (mg KOH/g)IV (mg KOH/g)
LIGASTAR KA MPotassium soap of a technical stearic acidPlastics195 - 205198 - 208max. 3
LIGASTAR KA GranulatPotassium soap of a technical stearic acidPlastics195 - 205198 - 208max. 3
PALMSTAR KAVPotassium soap of a vegetable stearic acidCosmetics, Food, Feed194 - 210198 - 213max. 2
LIGASTAR KAOPotassium soap of a technical oleic acidBuilding protection199 - 204200 - 20590 - 95
 

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