Detailed Product Description
Tapioca Starch Specification
13 to 14
0.3 to 0.4
pH of 10% solution
5 to 7
Acidity for 5gms using NaOH
Mesh size-pass through 100 Mesh %
Pass through 200 Mesh
0.05 to 0.10
30 to 40
Adhesive and Glue
Its relatively high viscosity and paste quality indicates its binding capacity, thus tapioca starch finds much favor in the adhesive industry. Tapioca starch becomes sticky when it is mixed with water or certain chemicals. It stays sticky over a very long period of times. However, high quality tapioca starch fits for making industrial glues.
Tapioca starch is applied for making glue which is an important raw material of the plywood industry. The strength and the quality of plywood depend largely on the quality of glue.
Native starch is used as binders, fillers and disintegrating agents for tablet production.
Starch is perfect for textile applications. This is why it is widely used in the sizing of yarns and finishing of cotton and polyester fabrics. The starch has a important role in three stages of production of textiles: Sizing, printing and finishing.
Tapioca starch will be used in ; Beater Sizing or Wet-end, Surfacing Sizing or Size-press and Surface Coating
Native tapioca starch and diverse types of modified starch are used in confectionery for different purposes such as gelling, thickening, texture stabilizing, foam strengthening, crystal growth control, adhesion, film forming and glazing.
Jellies and gums: Low viscosity tapioca starch are widely used in gelled confectioneries.
The most often used one is acid-thinned starch or enzymatically jet-cooked starch due to its high retro gradation and gel formation characteristics, which are enhanced by the presence of sugars. Powder starches are used as mould release agents when casting.
Alcohol. Ethanol is derived from tapioca starch and used as fuel. It accounted for 70% supplied to alcoholic beverage industry and lysol industry. One ton of tapioca starch yields 720 litre or 95% ethanol.