Superabsorbent polymers (SAP) are used in a wide range of industrial and consumer applications in which liquid management is critical.
SAPs are utilized as the core absorbent material of the modern baby diaper, Healthcare facilities use SAPs to solidify and safely dispose of biohazard waste collected in suction canisters. The energy sector relies on SAPs to solidify potentially toxic liquid waste byproducts from oil and gas drilling operations. Throughout the modern industrial and commercial world, SAPs are used to protect the environment and human health by minimizing risks associated with liquid waste streams.
Zappa-Stewart has been the key SAP supplier for liquid management applications for over 20 years. In 2018 Zappa-Stewart became part of Chase Corporation, a leading company in protective materials.