montan wax


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montan wax

[′män‚tan ‚waks]
(materials)
A hard mineral wax with a melting point of 80-90°C; white after purification and brown in the crude form; soluble in carbon tetrachloride, benzene, and chloroform; used for shoe and furniture polishes, adhesive pastes, roofing paints, and phonograph records. Also known as lignite wax.
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Chinese firm makes Rowax montan wax lubricants for thermoplastics.
The range of solutions numbers more than thirty grades including acrylic and styreneacryiic dispersions, both free of metal salts and containing metal salts, and emulsions of polyethylene and montan waxes. The various grades are designed for household, industrial, and institutional use on surfaces including terrazzo, marble, PVC, linoleum and parquet.
To meet the current shortage for montan waxes, Clariant has also added two new replacement products, Licoclub CE 2 and WM 31, to its portfolio.
Luwax PE and montan waxes designed for use as lubricating, wetting and mold-release agents.