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Ester of montanic acids

Licolub® WE 40 powder

Licolub WE 40 powder is a  complex ester of montanic acids. Licolub WE 40 powder is used as an efficient, multi-functional lubricant in engineering resins as well as for the processing of PVC.

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Product Data Sheet
Combines internal and external lubrication effects in engineering resins and PVC, leading to high flow properties and easy demolding.
Due to its low volatility, low migration tendency and high thermal stability, it enables a wide processing window in profile extrusion and injection-molding of polar polymers.
The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
For further information please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.

Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties

Characteristics   Unit   Target value   Test method 
Appearance    yellowish powder   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   13 - 26   ISO 2114  
Saponification value  [mg KOH/g]   170 - 195   ISO 3681  
Drop point  [°C]   73 - 79   ISO 2176  
*Viscosity  [mPa·s]   ~ 150   DIN 53019 at 100°C  
*Density (23°C)  [g/cm³] ~ 1.02 ISO 1183
Multifunctional lubricant for plastics especially for engineering resins and demanding rigid PVC extrusion.
Licolub WE 40 powder acts internally as flow improver and also externally as release promoter.
Packaging and Handling

Delivery form
The product is also available in other physical form.

Polyethylene bag 20 kg
Pallet 1000 kg (50 bags) 

For best shelf life store this product in a dry area at normal ambient temperatures.
Minimum shelf life is two years from the date of shipping when properly stored.

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