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Welan Gum

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Formel Welan Gum eng
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What is Welan Gum?

  • Production: Fermentation.
  • The welan molecule consists of repeating tetrasaccharide units.
  • Each carrying a single sugar branch of either L-mannose or L-rhamnose.

Main properties

  • Anionic polysaccharide.
  • Excellent thermal stability.
  • Highly pseudoplastic solutions.
  • Retention of viscosity at elevated temperatures.
  • Stable over a wide range of pH and temperature.
  • Compatible with high calcium environments.
  • Stabilizes suspensions, emulsions und foams.
  • Stable in solutions containing high levels of glycols.