The chemical compound SODIUM ALGINATE is the sodium
salt of alginic acid. Its empirical chemical formula is NaC6H7O6. Its
form as a gum, when extracted from the cell walls of brown algae, is
used in various industries like Pharma, Foods, Textile, Bakery,
Cosmetic, Paper, Ice Cream and Adhesives.
Applications of SODIUM ALGINATE :
Ice Cream : Provides smooth texture and creamy consistency.
Food : Used in Sauces, Ketchup, Chutney Ready mix Soup, RTS Beverages, Fruit Drink, Syrups & Topping, Pudding, Dessert Gel and many more
Bakery Icing: Provides soft gel consistency and a light body with smooth texture.
Sodium Alignate Applications :
Pharmaceuticals : As a suspending agent, protective colloid and tablet binding.
Paper : As a filming agent and controls penetrations.
Adhesives : Improves bonding and stabilizes the viscosity.
Textile : As a Plasticizer for a film formation in printing reactive dyes.
Paint : For Suspending, viscosity controlling agent, high water holding capacity, improves brush ability, improves courage and film forming property.
Ceramic : Improves the wet strength and plasticity of ceramic bodies, prevents pin holes.
Fertilizers : In insecticidal and herbicidal spray.