Prowax™ 390

ExxonMobil specialties , France

Product Description

Prowax 390 is a high-range melting point product in the Prowax line of petroleum slack and scale waxes. It is a translucent crystalline material in the solid state and a yellow, clear liquid when molten. It is derived from petroleum via a carefully controlled refining process and is primarily comprised of a mixture of straight chain normal paraffin and branched, iso-paraffin hydrocarbons.

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

 

Applications

Prowax 390 can be used in the following applications subject to applicable laws and regulations in each jurisdiction*:

 

     •  Firelogs

     •  Wax emulsions

     •  Wax blends

 

* User must check compliance with applicable regulations

 

Properties and Specifications

Property

Standard Method(a)

Typical

Min

Max

ASTM Color by Auto Tristimulus

ASTM D6045

 

 

6.0

Congealing Point, °C

ASTM D938

72.2(162)

68.0(154.4)

81.0(177.8)

Density @ 15 C, kg/m3(b)

ASTM D1298

863

 

 

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

ASTM D92

 

232(450)

 

Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s

ASTM D445

19.1

16.0

20.5

Oil Content, wt%

ASTM D721

 

 

5.0

Drop Melting Point, °C (F)

ASTM D127

80

 

 

Needle Penetration, 25 C, 0.1 mm

ASTM D1321

53

 

 

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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