Triple Pressed Stearic Acid (TPSA)

Triple Pressed Stearic Acid (TPSA)

Inci Name:
Chemical Name:
Tallow - Octadecanoic Acid,
Veg - Vegetable Fatty Acids C16-C18
Tallow: 57-11-4, Veg: 67701-03-5

Acme-Hardesty is a supplier and reseller of Triple Pressed Stearic Acid from both veg and tallow. The veg-based, renewable (from Palm Oil) Oleochemicals and Glycerine sold by Acme-Hardesty Co., are non-GMO, allergen free, BSE free, and from Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified producers. Triple Pressed Stearic Acid is used in a multitude of products that we use every day like shaving cream, cosmetics, medicines, skincare products, soaps, detergents and candles. It is also used in the manufacturing process of many more products because this renewable fatty acid is extremely versatile. See below for the many uses of Triple Pressed Stearic Acid.

Uses & Applications

  • CASE: Release Aid and Additive for Adhesives
  • Food and Beverage: Used as a Hardener in Candies and also as a Mold Release for Hard/Pressed Candies
  • Lubricants and Greases: Mold Release Lubricant for Sintering, Pressing Ceramic Powders and Latex Foam; Thickener in Greases
  • Metal Working Fluids: Used in Metal Polishes and Buffing Compounds as a Binder
  • Oil and Gas: Viscosity Modifier for Oil Extraction
  • Personal Care: Acts as an Emulsifier/Emulsion Stabilizer, Thickener and Surfactant in Creams, Lotions, Detergents, Soaps, Shaving Cream, Body Washes and Hair Care Products. Functions as a Hardener in Candles, Soaps, Crayons and Pastels
  • Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical: Emulsifying Agent, Solubilizing Agent, Tablet and Capsule Lubricant and Mold Release Agent
  • Plastics: Internal and External Lubricant and Viscosity Depressant in PVC Processing
  • Soaps and Detergents: Acts as an Anionic, Nonionic, and Cationic Surfactant, Base Stock for Liquid and Dry Soaps and Detergents
  • Renewable Chemistries: Made from Palm Oil and Sourced from RSPO Members, our Stearic Acid is your Renewable Choice
  • Rubber: Activator, Accelerator, Internal Lubricant, Mold Release Agent and Surface Lubricant in Rubber Processing
  • Surfactants and Esters: Stearic Acid Functions as a Surfactant as Noted in Many of its Applications
  • Textiles: Used to Strengthen Yarn. Stearic Acid Combined with Castor Oil is Used to Make Softeners Used in Textile Sizing
  • Waxes: Binder and Thickener in Buffing Compounds.

Product Details

Kosher, Beads, Flakes, or Liquid, Tallow (Flake Only) or Veg

Bags, Supersacks, Isotanks, Liquid Bulk. Our TPSA Veg Flake is also available in 50# Bags in our On-Line Store

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