Licomont® NaV 101

Sodium soap of montanic acids

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Edition Date :
July 02, 2019
Licomont NaV 101 is a sodium salt of montanic acids
Licomont NaV 101 acts as a suitable nucleating agent in PET and PBT. Due to the high molecular weight, it has a low volatility and favourable migration characteristics in the finished product. In addition to the excellent nucleation effect of the Licomont NaV 101, this product also has outstanding lubrication and mold- release effects. Licomont NaV 101 is effective at concentrations of 0.1 – 0.4 % in polyester.
  • High thermal stability
  • Cycle times can be reduced up to 35 % in injection molding of PET and PBT
  • Suitable nucleating agent in PET and PBT
  • Low volatiliy, high thermal stability
  • Favourable migration charateristics in finished product
  • Outstanding lubrication and mold-release effect


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The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
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Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties



Target value  

Test method 


yellowish powder  


Acid value 

[mg KOH/g]  

max. 5  

ISO 2114  



max. 1.0  


Sodium content 


min. 5


Combined nucleating and lubricating agent especially for all types of polyester reducing the cycle time in injection molding up to 35 % and providing excellent release.

Effective internal and external lubricant for engineering resins enhancing melt flow and external release. 
Packaging and Handling
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Paper bag 20 kg
Pallet 500 kg (25 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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