Licowax® OP powder
Partly saponified, ester wax

Licowax® OP powder

Partly saponified, ester wax

Edition Number :
9
Edition Date :
September 11, 2015
Licowax OP powder is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc.
Benefits
  • Excellent wetting and dispersion of inorganic filler in PO compounds
  • Excellent paste forming properties
  • Superior solvent-binding capacity
  • High thermal stability, low volatility
  • Excellent external release in PVC and engineering resins outperforming 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    yellowish powder   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   10 - 14   ISO 2114  
Saponification value  [mg KOH/g]   102 - 122   ISO 3681  
Drop point  [°C]   96 - 102   ISO 2176  
*Viscosity  [mPa·s]   ~ 300   DIN 53019 at 120°C  
*Density (23°)  [g/cm³] ~ 1,02 ISO 1183
Lubricant for plastics: PVC and engineering resins like polyamides, polyesters and their masterbatches.

It is also used for re-inforced polypropylene compounds, for thermoplastic elastomers and thermosets. 

Excellent paste forming properties and solvent-binding capacity with organic hydrocarbon solvents for hard pasty polish products. 
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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