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SQI Microcrystalline Wax is a sticky wax useful for applications such as: candle, stationery, hot melt adhesive, packaging, and rubber industry. SQI Microcrystalline waxes and blends are always available for short delivery notices.

Microcrystalline Wax Specification

Property
Unit
Test Method
175
180 M
180 F
Melting Point C ASTM D127 76-88 78-84 81-86
Kinematic Viscosity cSt ASTM D445 12-18 12-16
Oil Content wt.% ASTM D721 1.5% max 4.0% max 2.0%
Penetration dmm ASTM D1321 15 max 25-33 12-16
Color max ASTM D1500 L1.0 L3.5
Color Saybolt +18min
Appearance/form Pellets Slab Slab
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Property
Unit
Test Method
72
82
S170
185
2531
2535/E
Molecular Weight Mn C ASTM D127 89-91
Softening Point C ASTM D36 65-75 78-80 74-80 66-70 63-68
Kinematic Viscosity cSt ASTM D445 10-16 10-20 12-16 13-20 6-9 5-8
Oil Content wt. % ASTM D721 10% max 10% max 3% max 3% max 1% max 1% max
Penetration dmm ASTM D1321 24-30 35-40 12-17 12-16
Color ASTM D1500 L3.0 L3.0 L2.0 L2.0 L2.0 L1.0
Appearance/form Paste Paste Slab Slab Beads Beads
22kgs
carton
22kgs
carton
25kgs
carton
25kgs
carton
25kgs
bag
25kgs
bag