Licowax® E powder
Ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols

Licowax® E powder

Ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols

Edition Number :
12
Edition Date :
September 11, 2015
Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration.
Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU.
Benefits
  • Excellent internal and external release properties in PVC and engineering resins out performing standard lubricants
  • High thermostability and low volatility, low migration
  • Good paste forming properties
  • Excellent release properties in engineering resins out performing standard lubricants
Hazards
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    pale yellowish powder   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   15 - 20   ISO 2114  
Saponification value  [mg KOH/g]   140 - 160   ISO 3681  
Drop point  [°C]   79 - 83   ISO 2176  
*Viscosity  [mPa·s]   ~ 20   DIN 53019 at 100°C  
*Density (23°C)  [g/cm³] ~ 1,02 ISO 1183
Lubricant for plastics, especially engineering resins, PVC, styrenics and their masterbatches. Also suitable for elastomers, TPU and thermosets. 

Good paste-forming properties with organic hydrocarbon solvents.

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

Packaging
Polyethylene bag 20 kg
Pallet 1000 kg (50 bags)
Big Bag 500 kg 

Storage
For best shelf life store this product in a dry area at normal ambient temperatures.
Minimum shelf life is 2 years from the date of shipping when properly stored.
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