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ste·a·rin

(stē'ă-rin),
Tristearoylglycerol; the triacylglycerol of stearic acid present in solid animal fats and in some vegetable fats; source of stearic acid; commercial stearin also contains some palmitic acid.
Synonym(s): tristearin

stearin

(stē′ă-rĭn) [Gr. stear, fat]
A white crystalline solid in animal and vegetable fats; C3H5(CH3(CH2)16 COOH)3; any of the esters of glycerol and stearic acid, specifically glyceryl tristearate. One of the commonest fats in the body, esp. the solid ones. It breaks down into stearic acid and glycerol.
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The factors involved in this new modification were the sources of fat (palm stearin and high oleic safflower oil) and speed of agitation.
Processing of CPO into cooking oil also produces commercially valuable by products such as stearin (the basic material for margarine), and Palm Fatty Acid Distillation (PFAD).
In addition the use of Agar, gelatins and palm stearin as coating of urea was not considered previously.
The fusible mixtures based on stearin and paraffin are used for the following reasons: are cheap, are available and ensures an accurate enough models.
Once it becomes molten, add 1 tablespoon of stearin per pound of wax to improve the burning quality of the finished candle, and some shavings of dye if a coloured candle is desired.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) 200 tons palm stearin & 100 tons palm oil for Cairo & Assuit Factories, (b) 50 tons texapoon material for Cairo Factories & (c) 500 tons raw sulfur.
Teacup SKILL RATING: MODERATE WHAT YOU NEED: Vintage teacups (we used Belle teacup and saucer [euro]15.99, www.bombayduck.com, 020 8749 3000) Wax pellets Stearin Medium lead-free wire wick Pink candle dye Bamboo skewer or straw, cut in half 2 old pans, one larger than the other Trivet Plastic jug HOW TO DO IT: 1.
Teacup candles SKILL RATING: MODERATE WHAT YOU NEED: Vintage teacups (we used Belle teacup and saucer PS12.95, www.bombayduck.com, 020 8749 3000) Wax pellets Stearin Medium lead-free wire wick Pink candle dye Bamboo skewer or straw, cut in half 2 old pans, one larger than the other Trivet Plastic jug HOW TO DO IT: 1.
Supply of 250 tons palm oil and 250 tons palm stearin. Ref 4 & 16/ 2012.
* Related industries in the early stage of growing include CPO-based industries such as Stearin, RBD PO, RBD Palm Olein, Margarine, Shortening, RBD Palm Stearine, CBS/CBE, Creaming Fats, Vegetable Ghee industries and PKO-based industries such as Fatty Alcohol and Fatty Acid industries.
Supply of chemicals, palm oil and palm stearin. Ref.