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Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum

SNP offers various xanthan gum products of different viscosities. When determining the right xanthan gum, we take into account requirements such as working viscosity range, the method of material delivery, and the industry it will be used in. Learn more about our xanthan gum products below, and contact us for more information!

Xanthan Gum Sythetic Hybrids Natural Polymers

S-5000 Series Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a heteropolysaccharide derived from the fermentation of sugars by the Xanthomonas campestris bacterium. The SNP 5000 Series, which consists of Xanthan Gum and Xanthan Gum hybrids, are cream-colored powders used in a variety of thickening applications.

  • Dissolves easily in both hot and cold water
  • Compatible with a variety of products
  • Highly efficient thickener
  • Pseudoplastic (shear thinning)
  • Maintains viscosity over a wide range of temperatures and pH fluctuations

S-5000 Series Xanthan Gum Products

Property/Product Mesh Viscosity (1% KCI, cPs) Grade
S-5050-X 80 > 1200 Industrial Grade
S-5060-X 200 > 1200 Industrial Grade
S-5070-X 80 > 5000* (1%, H20) Industrial Grade
S-5080-X 40 > 1200 Oil Drilling Grade
S-5090-X 40 > 1200 Oil Drilling Grade

Applications for Xanthan Gum

  • Industrial emulsion stabilizers
  • Textile printing and dyeing
  • Slurry explosives
  • Oil and gas industry