ExxonMobil Specialties, Belgium
Prowax 510 is a low-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 straw yellow-to-amber, clear liquid when molten. It is derived from petroleum via a carefully controlled refining process. Prowax 510 is 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.
Prowax 510 can be used in the following applications subject to applicable laws and regulations in each jurisdiction*:
- Candle wax blends
- Wax emulsions
- Wax blends
* User must check compliance with applicable regulations
Properties and Specifications
|Melting Point, °C (°F)||ASTM D 87||44.0(111.2)||56.0(132.8)|
|Oil Content, wt %||ASTM D 721||12.0|
|Colour, ASTM||ASTM D 1500||2.0|
|Penetration @ 25°C (77°F), needle, 0.1mm ||ASTM D 1321 ||64|
|Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, mm²/s (cSt)||ASTM D 445||2.6||4.5|
|Density, @ 15°C (59°F), kg/m³(b)||ASTM D 1298||819|
|Flash Point COC, °C (°F)||ASTM D 92||180(356)|
(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.
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
Health and Safety
Detailed health and safety information for this product is provided in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), available upon request through your local sales representative or from www.ExxonMobil.com
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