Paraffin and Microcrystalline Waxes | Products

By: Orbichem  11-11-2011
Keywords: Oil, Paraffin wax, Microcrystalline Wax

Written by Orbichem | 16 August 2009

Fully Refined Paraffin Wax 58/60 Data Sheet

Property Units Specification Test Method
Colour, Saybolt +28 max ASTM D156
Odour 1 max ASTM D1833
Melting Point ºC 58 - 60 ASTM D127
Oil Content % m/m 0.5 max ASTM D721
dmm 18 max ASTM D1321

Notes:
Fully refined paraffin wax is supplied from Dalian Refinery, China
Product packing is in PP woven bags with inner kraft and plastic bag, 25 kg per bag
Orbichem Petrochemicals (PTY) Ltd. is the marketing agent for Yonic Petrochemicals of Hong Kong, China

Microcrystalline Wax – MW 705
MW 705 is a high quality microcrystalline wax ideally suited for laminating applications and general purpose packaging. MW 705 is produced by Haifa Basic Oils in Israel.

TEST METHODS ASTM METHOD
SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Maximum
Congealing Point °C D 938 72 75
D 445 14 ----
Oil Content, Wt% D 721 ---- 2.0
Saybolt Color D 6045 +16 ----
D 1321 25 45

Packing:
MW 705 is available in solid form - slabs packed in a carton box on pallets, or in liquid form in Iso-tanks.

Microcrystalline Wax – SHELL MMP
Shell Microcrystalline Wax MMP is a hydrogenated microcrystalline wax derived from the residues of the vacuum distillation of crude oil.
Shell Microcrystalline Wax MMP is produced by Shell in Netherlands.

TEST METHODS ASTM METHOD
SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Maximum
Congealing Point (°C) D 938 70 76
D 445 12 17
Oil Content, Wt% D 721 ---- 1.0
Color, Lovibond IP 17 B (6”cell) +16 ----
D 1321 15 25
D 1321 55 110

(*) Not part of the Standard Shell Supply Specifications, for information purposes only.
FDA STATUS:
This product meets the FDA requirements set forth in 21 CFR 172.886 for use in food.

Microcrystalline Wax – MICROSERE 5715A
MICROSERE® 5715A is a high quality microcrystalline wax ideally suited for laminating applications in foodstuffs and general purpose packaging.
Laminates produced show excellent initial seal strength, good resistance to aging and are resistant to strike through at high ambient temperatures.
MICROSERE® 5715A is produced by IGI Inc in the USA.

TEST METHODS ASTM METHOD
SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Maximum
TYPICAL
Drop Melt Point °F (°C) D 127 165 (73.9) 177 (80.6) 171 (77.2)
D 445 13.8 17.25 16.0
Oil Content, Wt% D 721 ---- 2.5 1.0
Saybolt Color D 6045
+16 ---- +16
D 1321 20 30 26

Note:
Physical properties for which ONLY a typical value is listed are included as additional information but may not be printed on the COA.
FDA STATUS:
This product meets the FDA requirements set forth in 21 CFR 178.3710 for use in non-food articles in contact with food and in 21 CFR 172.886 for use in food.

Keywords: Microcrystalline Wax, Oil, Paraffin wax,

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