Parwati Lakh Udyog is one of the leading Manufacturers and Expoters of Shellac, Seedlac of all varieties and other lac products for last three generations and a recognized Export House by the Government of India.

The business motto of the company is "Satisfaction of Customers".

Due to versatility of lac resin, it finds innumerable uses both in industries fields. On the stand point of industrial uses of shellac one or more of the following properties are of great importance : 

  • Shellac dissolves in a wide variety of alkaline or rapidly drying alcoholic solvents but is resistant to a number of other solvents particularly hydrocarbons.

  • Its film shows excellent adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces, possessing high gloss, hardness and strength.

  • Shellac is powerful bonding material with low thermal conductivity and a small coefficient of expansion. Its thermal plasticity and capacity of absorbing large amounts of filters are noteworthy.

  • Its electrical properties include high dielectric strength, low dielectric constant and characteristic freedom from tracking.

  • It is resistant to the action of ultraviolet rays.

  • Shellac is non-toxic.


Some of the main uses of shellac in different fields are :

Surface coating As under coat, primer, sealer French, Polish, Leather dressing, Fruit Coating etc.

Printing Flexographic ink, Waterproof ink, Photo engraving.

Textiles Stiffening of hats.

Cosmetic & Pharmaceuticals Hair lacquer, coating for Enteric pills, Dental base place.

Engineering Grinding wheels, Rivet & Plaste sealer.

Electrical Micanite, Insulating Varnish.

Photography Dry mounting tissue paper, protective varnish.

Paper Paper varnish, playing cards.

Rubber Stiffening agent, surface finish.

Adhesive gasket cement,sealing wax, pyrotechnic Optical Cement.
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