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Licowax® S flakes

Acid wax

Edition Number :
7
Edition Date :
July 05, 2015
Licowax S flakes is an acid wax used in a wide variety of applications, such as an external release agent (e.g. for thermosets and engineering plastics), emulsifier (e.g. for paraffin) and additives in care products (for its protection and gloss properties)

Benefits

  • High polarity
  • Easy to handle, easy to emulsify
  • Protection and gloss properties
  • Release properties
  • Aid in emulsification

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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    pale yellowish flakes   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   127 - 160   ISO 2114  
Saponification value  [mg KOH/g]   157 - 182   ISO 3681  
Drop point  [°C]   79 - 85   ISO 2176  
*Viscosity  [mPa·s]   ~ 20   DIN 53019 at 100°C  
*Density (23°C)  [g/cm³] ~ 1,02 ISO 1183

Applications

It acts mainly as external release agent.
Protection and gloss properties in polish emulsions
Aid for the emulsifying of paraffin
Pigment dispersion



Packaging and Handling

Delivery form
Flakes

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 from the date of shipping when properly stored.