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Glycerine is a by-product of saponified, hydrolyzed or transesterfied fats and oils. After being recovered in a crude state, it is refined through distillation. It is widely used in textiles settings.


Glycerine is the common term for Propane-1,2,3-triol.

Technical grade glycerine is a refined, high-purity product that is water white with most of its contaminants completely removed. It contains no methanol, soaps, salts, and other foreign matter. It is soluble in water.

Glycerine is a trihydric alcohol which is capable of being reacted under most conditions. It is also compatibile with numerous other substances. As a chemical alcohol, glycerine is also needed in numerous reactions in the production of chemicals.

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Textile Chemicals & Dyes

• Used in the manufacture of papers as a plasticiser/humectant and lubricant.
• Used to lubricate many kinds of fibres in spinning, twist setting, knitting. and weaving operations.
• Extensive use in ink manufacture, especially the alkyd resins which are an important constituent of many printing inks.
• Used in the production of Alkyd Resins used in surface coatings and paints.


• Used in the rubber industry for its lubricating action on rubber.
• Used to manufacture antifreeze agents.

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