Welan Gum is a Fritz Specialty chemical manufactured and distributed by:
Fritz Industries, Inc. - Dallas, TX USA

What is Welan Gum?

Fritz Welan Gum is an anionic polysaccharide with excellent thermal stability and retention of viscosity at elevated temperatures. Fritz Welan Gum exhibits superior temperature stability over 200° F in fresh water and low pH fluids. Fritz Welan Gum is a tan colored dry powder with a density of 26.25 lbs/ft³. Fritz Welan Gum is used in various industries where high molecular weight biopolymers are useful.

Specifications welan gum consistency

welan gum up close
Product Feature: - C.A.S.#: 96949-22-3
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Bulk Density: - 26.25 lbs./ ft3
Appearance: - white to cream color powder
Odor - mild
pH: - 7-9
Specific Gravity: - 1.45
Particle Size: - 90% pass 80 mesh
     
Viscosity -
0.66% in Dl water by Fann 35 at 70ºF
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pH 7-9
300 rpm 39-49
200 rpm 33-43
100 rpm 29-37
6 rpm > 17
4 rpm > 16
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Viscosity -
0.66% in Dl water by Fann 35 with 1.0 spring at 185ºF
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pH 7-9
300 rpm 37-47
200 rpm 32-42
100 rpm 28-35
6 rpm > 17
4 rpm > 16
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Packaging - 25kg bag
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Applications of Welan Gum

A short list of products containing Welan Gums include:

  • various oilfield applications
  • foundry coating
  • pigment suspensions
  • cement or concrete viscosifier
  • tire sealant
  • paint thickeners.

How to Purchase Welan Gum

General Welan Gum inquiries:
Contact: Mike Noce
Toll Free: 1-800-955-1323
Local: (972) 285-5471 ext. 8860
Fax: (972) 289-9534
Email: mnoce@fritzind.com

Other Fine Raw Material:
visit Fritz Specialty's website to see the other raw materials we manufacture and distribute.
visit: www.fritzspecialty.com