Prowaxx™ 1457 SW

ExxonMobil specialties , France

Product Description

Prowaxx™ 1457 SW is a high-range melting slack wax [SW] in the Prowaxx line of ExxonMobil waxes. It is a translucent crystalline material in the solid state and an amber-to-brown, 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.


This product is produced and controlled according to the ExxonMobil Product Quality Management System, EN ISO 9000 or equivalent standard.



Prowaxx 1457 SW can be used in the following applications subject to applicable laws and regulations in each jurisdiction*:

     •  Wax emulsions and blends

     •  Wood and fibre board sizing


*User must check compliance with applicable regulations.


Properties and Specifications


Standard Method(a)



Solvent Extractables in Petroleum Waxes, wt%

ASTM D3235



Flash Point, Cleveland Open Cup, °C




Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s




Congealing Point, °C




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.


Health and safety

Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @

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