TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
CRYSTAL TEX™ 627M
Fill Number 522654
CRYSTAL TEX 627M is a specialty high sta- CRYSTAL TEX 627M has a relatively high pH
bility dextrin refined from tapioca starch. providing reduced risk for sugar inversion.
Physical Properties: Applications:
Color Yellow CRYSTAL TEX 627M can be used in a wide
Form Fine powder range of coating and film-forming applica-
Moisture 6% max. tions. Key application areas include confec-
pH 3.0 - 4.0 tionery, bakery, cereals & snacks as well as
Features and Benefits:
Panned confectionery: Adhesion and
CRYSTAL TEX 627M has excellent hydrat- barrier properties between centers and
ability and is suitable in systems where im- the sugar coat. Improved elasticity in the
mediate water binding is required, i.e., gum- sugar coat itself. In the final polish
ming and dusting applications. The excellent CRYSTAL TEX 627M can be used to pro-
film-forming properties, coupled with low vis- duce a smooth, non-hygroscopic surface
cosity, make CRYSTAL TEX 627M ideal for with excellent gloss.
applications where good surface wettability is
important. In spray-drying, it can be used at High solids baked fillings: Provides a
high solids to decrease spray-drying costs. very smooth and creamy mouthfeel as
well as excellent meltdown behavior.
CRYSTAL TEX 627M has excellent solubility
and provides smooth mouthfeel, clean melt- Bakery/snack glazes: Produces trans-
down and no sandiness even in high brix parent films with excellent gloss and ap-
(high solids) fillings. The excellent solution pealing surface color.
stability of CRYSTAL TEX 627M allows for
increases in the process operating window Spray-dried flavor and fragrance en-
due to lower vulnerability to performance fluc- capsulation: Carrier that can enable
tuations over time. In a liquid system, spray-drying at high solids.
CRYSTAL TEX 627M provides excellent sta-
bility and transparency over time to increase Label Declaration:
shelf life. When completely functionalized,
CRYSTAL TEX 627M provides a transparent, Tapioca Dextrin
yellow/brown solution which will yield non-
hygroscopic, transparent surface films with
The information given and the recommendations made herein are based on our research and are believed to be accurate but no guaranty of their accuracy is made. In every case we urge and recommend that purchasers before using any
product in full scale production make their own tests to determine to their own satisfaction whether the product is of acceptable quality and is suitable for their particular purposes under their own operating conditions. No representative of ours
has any authority to waive or change the foregoing provisions but, subject to such provisions, our engineers are available to assist purchasers in adapting our products to their needs and to the circumstances prevailing in their business.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed to imply the non-existence of any relevant patents or to constitute a permission, inducement or recommendation to practice any invention covered by any patent, without authority from the owner of
this patent. We also expect purchasers to use our products in accordance with the guiding principles of the Chemical Manufacturers Association’s Responsible Care® program.
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