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Comparing to general paraffin wax, it has carbon number about 35~60 and molecular weight around 500~800, also features its physical characteristics with high melting point but less hardness, and capabilities in good adhesiveness, oil absorbing, humidity and waterproof and electronic property ( Dielectric strength, Dielectric constant, DC volume receptivity ).

Specifications

Items
Microcrystalline Wax
Test Method
180°F
Melting Point
*178~184°F
ASTM D87
*ASTM D127
Needle Penetration, mm/10 @ 77°F
12.0~17.5
ASTM D1321
Kinematic Viscosity, at 212°F
14.5~17.5
ASTM D445
Oil Content, wt%
0.8~2.0
ASTM D721
Saybolt / ASTM Color
0.5~3.5
ASTM D156
*ASTM D1500
Flash Point, °C
Min. 290
ASTM D92
FDA UV Absorbance
Pass
21 CFR
172.886(b)

1.   °F = °C x 1.8 + 32
2.  * is the test method of 180°F product