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432288 Sigma-Aldrich

Candelilla wax

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Properties

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bp   >240 °C(lit.)
mp   68-72 °C (lit.)
acid number   11‑19 mg KOH/g
ester number   40‑47
iodine value   19‑44
saponification value   44 mg KOH/g
solubility   ethanol, benzene and petroleum ether (hot): soluble
density   0.988 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

250 g in glass bottle

Application

Component in leather dressings, polishes, varnishes, sealing wax, electrical insulating compositions, paper sizing lubricants and adhesives.

Features and Benefits

Hard glossy wax that retains oil, is emulsifiable and has excellent gelling properties. Low coefficient of expansion, very durable wax, will not crack.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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