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Hydrogenated Castor Oil

H ydrogenated Castor Oil is a wax-like compound obtained by controlled hydrogenation of refined Castor Oil. It is a hard, brittle, high melting point product that is practically odorless and tasteless. It is supplied in the form of flakes/Beads-Powder. The Color of is cream to white.

Specification

TEST PARAMETER SPECIFICATION
APPEARANCE WHITE FLAKES / Beads-Powder
ACID VALUE <2
IODINE VALUE <2
CLARIFY ON MELTING Clear, Free From
Suspended Matter
COLOUR GARDNER 2 MAX
MELTING POINT 84-88
HYDROXYL VALUE 155 Min
SAPONIFICATION VALUE 177-186
NICKEL <5 ppm
GLC ANALYSIS  
PALMITIC 2.5 Max
C18:0 = C18:1 14.0 Max
12 HYDROXYSTEARIC ACID          82.0 Min
12 KETOSTEARIC  ACID                     2.00 Max

Applications:

Hydrogenated Castor Oil finds a number of diversified uses due to its unique combination of physico-chemical properties.

  • In the manufacture of multipurpose Lithium/Calcium grease and high performance aviation grease
  • In the manufacture of soaps & cosmetics
  • As mould, release agent in the processing of plastics and rubbers
  • As a component of specialty wax blends like pencils, crayons, lipsticks and anti-deodorant sticks
  • In the manufacture of hot-melt coatings and sealant requiring resistance to water
  • As a coating agent for paper & as anti-foaming agent.
  • In the manufacture of Automotive refinish Acrylics
  • Rheological agent that provides thixotropy in paints, coatings, inks, adhesives, sealants and numerous industrial composition.
  • Thick film chlorinated rubber, epoxy and vinyl coating
  • Flame Retardant and anti-static agent for fiber
  • Manufacture of Spin finish oil for polyamide fiber
  • In preparation of ointments, emulsified virus vaccines, sustained release capsules, wetting/bodying agent, face paint
  • As plasticizer for cellulosic
  • Processing aid for color concentrates
  • Surface treatment agents
  • In the manufacture of hot melt adhesives used in packaging books, binding footwear, carpet backing and in product assembly
  • Anti-tack and slip additives for processing plastics
  • In the manufacture of specialty chemicals for applications such as metal working, plasticizers and textile auxiliaries in the form of derivatives such as esters, ethoxylates, sulfates etc.

PACKAGING

  • Packed in 25 Kgs reinforced paper bags.

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