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Acid Cleaner (Formulation # 540)

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This formulation produces an acid cleaner. VAN GEL® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate and VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate comprise R.T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc.’s product line of natural, purified smectite clays. When mixed with water, these clays form opaque, colloidal dispersions. The resulting colloidal structure enhances emulsion stability, suspends abrasives and thickens the formulation. Formulators can prepare cleaners that spread or spray easily, coat evenly and cling to vertical surfaces. As stabilizing agents and rheology modifiers, VAN GEL and VEEGUM products are effective over a wide pH and temperature range. Whether combined with organic gums, like VANZAN® Xanthan Gum, or used alone, these products provide superior stability, suspending power and pour characteristics.


Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC is a manufacturer and distributor of smectite clays, xanthan gum and other mineral and chemical products for the Household, Institutional, and Industrial Cleaner applications. It’s VAN GEL® and VEEGUM® magnesium aluminum silicate lines derive from natural smectite clays and serve as suspension and emulsion stabilizers and thickeners. Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC VANZAN® xanthan gum grades are extremely efficient rheological modifiers in aqueous systems.

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