Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Applications of Guar Gum


APPLICATIONS OF GUAR GUM


FOOD PRODUCTS

Ice Cream/Dairy Products
Provides smooth and creamier texture.
Prevents formation of ice crystals.
Prevents quick meltdown.

Bakery Products
Improves texture.
Increases shelf life.
Improves moisture retention.

Pet Food
As a viscosifier.
Soups & Gravies
As a viscosifier.

Noodles
Better sheet formation.
Improves moisture retention.
Improves texture.
Improves machine runnability, thereby increasing production.

COSMETICS & PHARMACEUTICALS

Cosmetics - As conditioner cum viscosifier.
Pharmaceuticals - As water binding agent & rheology modifier.


EXPLOSIVES

Water binding agent for aqueous slurry explosives.


TEXTILE

As thickener for direct as well as discharge printing.
As flocculating agent for purification.
Wide range of tailor-made products based on printing styles,
types of fabrics and dyes, as well as types of printing machines.


MINING

As flocculating agent for purification.
» OIL WELL DRILLING
As fluid-loss controlling agent.
As additives in fracturing fluids.


PAPER

As wet-end additive.
As sizing agent.
As retention aid.

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