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Tung oil

Synonym: China wood oil

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Properties

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composition   ester of eleostearic acid, 80%
  esters of linolenic, 9,12-linoleic, oleic, stearic and palmitic acids, 20%
gel time   12 min
color   Gardner: ≤12
refractive index   n20/D 1.52 (lit.)
acid number   ≤6.9 mg KOH/g
iodine value   >220
saponification value   189‑195 mg KOH/g
density   0.937 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Tung oil is also called china wood oil that can be produced by cold pressing the seeds of tung tree. It can be used as a biodiesel and a drying oil in the production of paints.

Application

Tung oil is a plant oil that can be polymerized to produce a variety of products which include pressure sensitive adhesives, self-healed epoxy coatings, polyurethane foam, and vinyl ester resins.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
552.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
289 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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