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stearic acid in emulsion

stearic acid in emulsion

stearic acid in emulsion

How can I make a stearic acid emulsion that stays fluid ? What kind of emulsifier(s) must I add and how to produce this ? Any tips are welcome... I usually get a paste in stead of a more or less fluid emulsion !

RE: stearic acid in emulsion

Didn't anyone ever answer?  I had the same question. Only I was interested in emulsifying Sodium Stearate.  If you have solved your problem, I would appreciate getting a tip from you.

RE: stearic acid in emulsion

Someone told that s/he succeed to obtain paste form of stearic acid emulsion.Do you mean water in oil emulsion?If not could you please share your experience with me?What type of emulsifier/s and what percentage you used to obtain paste form?That information is essential to calculate HLB value.Waiting to hear from you soon.

RE: stearic acid in emulsion

emulsions, were you able to emulsify the Stearic Acid?

RE: stearic acid in emulsion

What is the concentration of stearic acid? What kind of emulsion do you want to make?

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