MAHESH (INDIA) : Petrochemicals Paraffin Wax

Grades

Property 155/160 150/155 140/145 140/145
(EP1400)
135/140 130/135 125/130 120/125 115/120
Melting Point
(ASTM D87)
°C
(°F)
69.3
(157)
66.5
(152)
61.3
(142)
61.7
(143)
58.7
(138)
56.7
(134)
52.6
(127)
49.4
(121)
47.2
(117)
Oil Content
(ASTM D721)
Mass% 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
Color Saybolt
(ASTM D156)
  +30 +30 +30 +30 +30 +30 +30 +30 +30
Penetration
(ASTM D1321)
0.1 mm
at 25°C
at 35°C
13
18
14
19
11
17
12
19
12
20
13
18
17 20 30
Specific Gravity g/cm3
at 70°C
0.783
at 80°C
0.779
at 80°C
0.777 0.779 0.775 0.774 0.771 0.769 0.769
Odor & Taste   Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
Flash Point
(c.o.c) (ASTM D92)
°C 264 261 236 235 234 220 212 212 202
Ultraviolet Absorbance FDA 178.3710(B) PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS

Applications

Property 155/160 150/155 140/145 140/145
(EP1400)
135/140 130/135 125/130 120/125 115/120
Hotmelt Adhesives          
Paper Cups        
Plastic lubricants              
Paper Converting    
Rubber Antiozonant          
Polish            
Cosmetic & Pharmaceutical        
Candles          
Water-Proof Corrugated Paperboard            
Chlorinated Paraffin              
Matches            
Rush Preventive              
Plywood            
Textiles            
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