Castor oil's unique structure makes it usefull in wide varieties of industries and due to that it is also known as the "Miracle Oil". India tends to be the largest exporter of castor oil and its derivatives.
Key Application and its Used in Industry:
- Paper & Inks
- Paints & Coatings
Agriculture: In agriculture, Castor Meal is used in organic farming and Undecylenic Acid which is derivative of Castor Oil is an significant effort for the enlargement of mushrooms.
Pharmaceuticals: For Pharmaceuticals Industry, Castor Oil BP, Castor Oil USP, Castor Oil EP, Castor Oil DAB 10 grades are used in a mixture of pharmaceutical products.
Perfumery: Perfumery Application basically Heptaldehyde and Undecylenic acid are used to create input aroma chemicals used in perfumes.
Lubricant: In Lubricant basically Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 12 Hydroxy Stearic acid and Sebacic Acid are used in the manufacture of greases.
Paper & Inks: As we seen, Blown Castor Oils are exploiting in many Bio-based Ink Formulations and Castor derivatives are used in creation extraordinary resin coatings used in a variety of types of printing inks. Although, Non reactive polyamides are used for lamination of paper.
Cosmetics: In Cosmetics, Special Ethoxylated derivatives, deodorize castor oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil are extensively used in an assortment of cosmetics & toiletries.
Paint & Coatings: For Paint & Coatings Industry, Dehydrated Castor Oil Fatty Acids are used to make high solids alkyd, acrylic and epoxy ester resins for coating applications.