Hardy Industrial Technologies

Pioneering Oleochemicals and Producing Sustainable Global Products

Hardy Industrial Technologies (HIT) specializes in recovering and refining plant and animal-based fats and oils into natural products in the dust control, lubricant and household, industrial and institutional industries. A pioneer in oleochemicals, HIT emphasizes the quality of the inbound raw materials which are subject to rigorous testing and quality control. Located in Painesville Township, Ohio, their laboratory is state of the art and capable of stand-alone and integrated processes including proprietary refining, hydrogenation, distillation, acidulation and saponification. HIT focuses on producing sustainable global products using environmentally-friendly materials to develop unparalleled consumer products and specialty chemicals. These products are cost effective as they meet technical specifications without additional regulatory specifications that would be required for food, cosmetics or pharmaceutical industries.
Hardy Industrial Technologies
  • Tallow Based Fatty Acids
    Tallow based fatty acids are fatty acids derived from animal fats and are typically used as a lubricity additive in products such as grease or lubricants. Another application includes the preparation of household cleaners and detergents as they can function as a thickening agent or humectant. Options for tallow based fatty acids include tallow fatty acid and hydrogenated tallow fatty acid as well triple pressed stearic acid, rubber stearic acid and more.
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  • Vegetable Based Fatty Acids
    Derived from plant sources, vegetable based fatty acids are often used in the household cleaning and metal polish industries, and they can act as a surfactant, opacifier or emulgent depending on application. Hardy Industrial Technologies produces vegetable based fatty acids including stearic acids with a range of purity as well as soy fatty acid. Product applications include carpet cleaners, detergents, plastics and more.
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  • Tropical Based Fatty Acids
    Tropical Based Fatty Acids are available in liquid state and sourced from renewable and biodegradable materials. Applications include soaps and detergents, lubricants and products in the household, industrial and institutional industries as a lubricity additive, emulsifier, surfactant and more. Derived from natural components, tropical based fatty acids can be used as a raw material in biobased products.
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  • Tallow Based Triglycerides
    Hardy Industrial Technologies produces tallow based triglycerides for the lubricant and household cleaner industries as well as the biodiesel production industry as it is an economical source of fat as a raw material. HIT tallow based triglycerides include lard oil, choice white grease and hydrogenated tallow and are offered in liquid state with the option for hydrogenated tallow in prill state as well.
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  • Vegetable Based Triglycerides
    Vegetable based triglycerides are an ester composed of glycerol and three fatty acids derived from plants. Hardy Industrial Technologies offers vegetable based triglycerides which can be used for lubricants, varnishes, lacquers, glazing compounds, printing inks and more. HIT produces technical, blown and fully hydrogenated soybean oil.
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  • Glycerin
    Glycerin, also known as glycerol, is polyol compound formed from the alcohol fermentation of sugars. It is used across many industries as a humectant and plasticizer. Hardy Industrial Technologies produces glycerin that has a minimum content of 93% to 99.5% with yellow (crude) glycerin, technical glycerin and ASTM glycerin. Applications include glues, hard surface cleaners, freeze control and more.
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  • Industrial Wax
    Hardy Industrial Technologies produces industrial wax synthesized from natural fats and oils. Industrial wax is often used in sealing and waterproofing compounds as well as in the lubricant and candle making industries. HIT industrial wax is natural and can be used as a raw material in biobased products.
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Hardy Industrial Technologies

The Cary Company is an authorized distributor of Hardy Industrial Technologies (HIT).

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