Waxrex 1280

ExxonMobil specialties , Canada

Product Description

Waxrex 1280 is a lower-range melting point semi-refined paraffin wax. It is derived from petroleum via a carefully controlled refining process to provide low color and controlled oil content. Waxrex 1280 meets the requirements for most industrial wax applications and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for indirect food contact substances. Waxrex 1280 is a translucent crystalline material in the solid state and is water-white in color and low in viscosity when molten. It is composed mainly of normal, straight chain paraffin hydrocarbons that impart properties of water repellency.

Waxrex 1280 contains an oxidation inhibitor to enhance the natural resistance to oxidation.

ExxonMobil waxes are produced and controlled according to the ExxonMobil Product Quality Management System, EN ISO 9000 or equivalent standard.

 

Applications

Waxrex 1280 is primarily used as a component in the manufacture of candles subject to applicable laws and regulations in each jurisdiction*.

* User must check compliance with applicable regulations.

 

Properties and Specifications

Property

Standard Method(a)

Typical

Min

Max

ASTM Saybolt D156 Color (ASTM D6045 Acceptable)

ASTM D6045

 

28

 

Density @ 15 C, kg/m3

ASTM D1298

820

 

 

Flash Point, Cleveland Open Cup, °C (F)

ASTM D92

 

204(400)

 

Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s

ASTM D445

3.7

 

 

Melting Point, °C (F)

ASTM D87

53.3(128)

51.6(124.9)

53.6(128.5)

Needle Penetration, 25 C, 0.1 mm

ASTM D1321

29

 

 

Oil Content, wt%

ASTM D721

 

5

7

Odor, Wax

ASTM D1833

 

 

1

Note 1: Products are certified on release to meet the values specified. Actual values may deviate within the established reproducibility of the test method specified.

Note 2: For purpose of determining conformance with specification, observed or calculated values shall be rounded off to the nearest unit in the last significant digit used in expressing the limiting value in accordance to the ASTM E 29 method

(a) In lieu of standard test method, alternate test methods may be used for the certification of a product property.

(b) Density at 15°C is based on measurement of the wax liquid density at a higher temperature corrected to 15°C using ASTM D1250 Table B.

 

Health and safety

Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @ http://www.msds.exxonmobil.com/psims/psims.aspx


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