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  • Wide variety of product forms

  • Optimization of lubricity and demoulding properties

  • Stabilizing effect as acid scavenger

  • Optimization of production

Baerlocher has been one of the first companies in Europe, producing metal soaps on industrial basis and therefore has extensive know-how in formulation, manufacture and use of metal soaps. Whether it is the production of modeling clay, pens, wires and tubes, paints and finish or the paper production – metal soaps are used for the optimization of production processes and the control of product quality in a broad range of industries. 

Stationery and modeling clay:

Lubricant for pencil leads and modeling clay



Lubricant and release agent for pastel


Printing ink industry:

Swelling agent and pigment suspending agent


Metal industry:

Lubricant and release agent for powder metallurgy, wire drawing and tube drawing


Powder metallurgy:

Lubricant, release agent and dry-film lubricant


Paint/finish industry:

Matting agent and abrasive


Paper industry:

Lubricant and release agent for sandpaper, chelating agent for pigments


Textile auxiliaries industry:     

Dry impregnation and antistatic agent


Upon request, Baerlocher offers metallic and alkali stearates comprising a mixture of fatty acids in liquid and solid form, plus a variety of mixed metal soaps.





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