Absorbent Pad Applications

Absorbent Pad Applications

Zappa-Stewart has the ability to provide a wide range of both surface and non-surface cross-link superabsorbent polymers for use in a wide range of absorbent articles ranging from infection control to chemical spill clean up applications.

We have the ability to blend and formulate SAPs with other active ingredients to enhance the overall functionality of the absorbent article. The fluid uptake rate and retention capability is significantly enhanced due to the presence of SAP.  Broader functionality is achieved through the combination of SAP with other active ingredients.

Features & Benefits

Absorbs many times its weight Spill control
Proprietary blends The fluid remains retained within the article under pressure
Safe for indirect food contact
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SAPs for GelPacks

Superabosrbent Polymers provides a viscous gel minimizing leakage of accidentally ruptured hot and cold packs commonly used in refrigerated shipping/storage and sports therapy applications. Both the SAP and gel can be optimized for processing and end performance requirements through the use of particle size distributions or specific blends.

  • Non-toxic
  • Available in food grade quality
  • Minimizes leakage of punctured packs
  • safe disposal or re-use

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Zap-LOC: Medical & Lab Solidifier

ZapLoc is the original solidifier for use in medical and food testing applications. ZapLoc solidifies both salinated and body fluids quickly and effectively. Improves the safety of healthcare professionals and patients alike.

  • Available in a bottle & dissolvable film packs
  • Various sizes available
  • Rapid solidification for improved safety

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Zap-Out: Solidifier + Treatment

Similar to the original Zap-Loc, but with addition of a treatment agent for elimination of infectious microbes within the fluid being absorbed.  Further reduces potential spread of infection and eliminates need for incineration in some states.

  • Available in bottles and dissolvable packs
  • Available in various sizes
  • Kills infectious microbes on contact

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