Welan gum is used as a rheology modifier in industrial applications such as cement manufacturing used in all aspects of industry and agriculture as a thickening agent, emulsifier. It also has a wide application prospect in food, concrete, oil, ink and other industries.
Viscosity (1% Gum to 1% KCL Brookfield,
LVT. 60 rpm, spring 3, 25 Celsius)
Loss on drying
Residue on ignition
PH (of 1% solution)
95% through 80 mesh
Welan Gum is a great anionic polysaccharide with wonderful thermal stability and retention of viscosity with elevated temps.
Welan Gum reveals superior temperatures stability over in fresh water and low pH liquids. Fritz Welan Gum is a tan colored dry powder with a density of 26.25 lbs/ft3.
Welan Gum is used in various industries where high molecular weight biopolymers are useful. A short list of products containing Welan Gums include various oil field applications, foundry coating, pigment suspensions, cement or concrete viscosifiers, tire sealants and paint thickeners.