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Licowax® PED 191 powder

Oxidized polyethylene wax with high viscosity

Edition Number :
8
Edition Date :
August 28, 2018
Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight.

Benefits

  • Strong nonstick effect
  • High transparency in PVC sheet extrusion
  • Promotes gelation in calcium/zinc stabilized or lead-stabilized PVC
  • High thermal stability

 

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Safety

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.

Specifications

Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties
 
Characteristics   Unit   Target value   Test method 
Appearance    almost white powder   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   15 - 19   ISO 2114  
Drop point  [°C]   120 - 125   ISO 2176  
*Viscosity  [mPa·s]   ~ 1800   DIN 53019 at 140°C  
*Density (23°C)  [g/cm³] ~ 0,98 ISO 1183

Applications

External lubricant for plastics, especially for rigid and flexible PVC.

It accelerates gelation and provides excellent anti-sticking properties without impairing the transparency.

Release agent for engineering resins like polyester or polyoxymethylene, effective external lubricant for opaque polycarbonate. 

Hard, high-melting, emulsifiable polyethylene wax for dispersions used in polish, textile, leather and paper applications.

Packaging and Handling

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

Packaging
Polyethylene bag 20 kg
Pallet 1000 kg (50 bags) 

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