Friday, 14 November 2014

Guar Gum

Guar Gum

Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled and screened to obtain the guar gum.

During last decade Guar has immerged as an important industrial raw material and Produced by man for thousands of years. India has been the single largest producer and exporter of Guar gum accounting for more than 80 percent of the global output and trade.

Guar has now assumed a larger role among the domesticated plants due to its unique functional properties.

India Ranks First in the production of guar which is grown in the North Western part of the Country Which mainly includes the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab. Other main countries are Pakistan, U.S.A and Brazil. Today, basil's flavor and aroma still rules in the Mediterranean, where its mild flavor often combines with oregano to enhance almost any tomato-based dish. Fields of the large-leaved annual dot the landscape of the region.

The most important property of the Guar is its ability to hydrate rapidly in cold water to attain a very high viscosity at relatively low concentrations. Its specific colloidal nature gives the solution an excellent thickening power which is 6to10 timnes thicker than that obtained from starch . It is stable over a wide range of PH and it also improves the flowability and pumpability of the fluid. It is a superior friction loss reducing agent.

Properties of Guar Gum

  • It is soluble in cold water. 
  • It has strong hydrogen bonding properties.
  • It has excellent thickening, emulsion, stabilizing and film forming properties.
  • It has excellent stability to control theology by water phase management

Usage of Guar Gum

  • Natural thickener 
  • Emulsifier
  • Stabilizer
  • Bonding agent
  • Hydrocolloid
  • Gelling agent
  • Natural Fiber
  • Fracturing agent
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