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Methyl 12-Hydroxy Stearate

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Methyl 12-Hydroxy Stearate is a castor oil derivative produced by the esterification of 12 Hydroxystearic Acid with Methanol. It has been the favored thickener of lithium and other specialty lubricating greases for over 20 years, a testament to the unique qualities of Castor Oil from which it is derived. This product improves stability and consistency in a wide range of temperatures and extends the life of the lubricant.


Acme-Hardesty Co. is one of the largest distributors of high-quality oleochemicals for the Lubricant and Metalworking Fluids Industry. Acme-Hardesty sources various types of top quality vegetable oil-based products that can serve in a variety of applications. With a growing product portfolio, Acme-Hardesty focuses on providing green, naturally derived, renewable and sustainable products.

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