18c, Acme-Hardesty's online store platform, services a multitude of industries including, personal care and cosmetics, CASE, HI&I, lubricants, greases and metalworking.
Personal Care and Cosmetics
Our bio-based fatty acids, fatty alcohols and glycerine serve many purposes in the manufacture of personal care and cosmetic products. Fatty acids are used as emollients and thickening agents, and when mixed with glycerine, they perform well as a cleansing agent. Our fatty alcohols are used as surfactants and also find use as emulsifiers, emollients and thickeners.
Our fatty acids promote enhanced moisture protection and flexibility in a variety of applications, including flow enhancer in powder coating additives. Examples of our fatty acids for coating, adhesive, sealant and elastomer (CASE) applications include: #1 Castor Oil and Glycerine USP.
Our fatty acids perform extremely well in a wide variety of cleaning product applications, including surfactants, cleansing agents, emulsifiers, foam boosters and degreasers. The veg-based, renewable oleochemicals and glycerine sold by 18c, are non-GMO, allergen free, BSE free, and from RSPO (Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil) certified producers.
Lubricants, Grease & Metalworking
Our fatty acids perform exceptionally well in a variety of functions, such as corrosion inhibitors and lubricity additives. Often, they represent formulation improvements that offer greater product uniformity and cost savings.