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Grade 3 Gum Arabic

June 11, 2019

Grade 3 Gum Arabic is a chemical grade for use in printing, textile, lithographic, pencil manufacturing and other chemical industries.

Nigerian gum arabic is sorted into three grades. The top grade (Grade 1) is gum produced from A. senegal, and although comparable to Sudanese Cleaned gum and it is discounted in price . Grade 2 is gum produced from other species of Acacia (such as A. seyal and A. sieberana).

Grade 3 gum is much darker and very mixed in quality; it may consist of gum from species other than Acacia (such as Combretum and Albizia).

Key Advantages:

  • Printing.
  • Paint production.
  • Glue.
  • Medical industry (Capsules shells)
  • Cosmetics and various industrial applications, such as viscosity control in inks and textile industries, and more a lot where this is not the place to give the details of uses.
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