Applications of Guar Gum
Guar Gum is used in industries such as food, animal feed, textile, pharmaceuticals, personal care, health care, nutrition, cosmetics, paper, explosives, mining and oil drilling.
Guar Gum is mainly used as – natural thickener, emulsifier, stabilizer, bonding agent, hydrocolloid, soil stabilizer, natural fiber, flocculants, fracturing agent, etc.
Oil & Gas Well Drilling
The huge quantity of guar gum is used for oil well fracturing, oil well stimulation, mud drilling, and suspending agent.
Mining & Construction
Guar Gum is used as viscosifier to maintain drilling mud viscosities that enable drilling fluids to remove drilling waste from deep holes.
Guar Gum Powder is used as wet end additive, sizing agent, and retention aid for improving sheet formation folding and denser surface for printing.
Guar Gum gives excellent film forming and thickening properties when used for textile sizing, finishing and printing. It reduces warp breakage, reduces dusting while sizing and gives better efficiency in production.
Guar Gum retards ice crystal growth non-specifically by slowing mass through across the solid/liquid interface. Guar Gum provides smooth & creamier texture in ice cream.
Guar Gum increases the yield of dough, gives greater resiliency and improve texture & shelf life.
Ketchup and Pickels
Guar Gum improves the stability and appearance of salad dressings, sauces, relishen, and ketchups.
Guar Gum thickens the milk, yogurt, and liquid cheese products and helps to maintain homogeneity and texture.
Guar Gum Powder is used as a binder or as disintegration in tablets. Guar gum is an important non-caloric source of soluble dietary fiber, widely used in capsules as dietary fiber
Cream and Cosmetics
Guar Gum powder is used as thickener agent in tooth paste, shampoos and conditioners, and also used as protective colloids in skin care products, cream and lotions.