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Waxes & Q Compound Properties

Waxes & Q Compound Properties

Typical PropertiesWax W Wax W100Wax W40Q Compound
Physical Property        
Approximate softening point °C
°F
80 to 90
176 to 194
50 to 60
122 to 140
40 to 50
104 to 122
40 to 50
104 to 122
Est. vapour pressure
@ 20°C / 68°F, torr
4.5 x 10-9 4.5 x 10-9 6 x 10-8 1 x 10-4
Temp for application °C
°F
130
266
110
230
90
194
Ambient
Working temperature range °C
°F
-10 to 75
   14 to 168
-10 to 45
   14 to 113
-10 to 35
 14 to 95
-10 to 30
 14 to 86
Water permeability
g/cm/hr/mm Hg @ 25°C
0.8 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 N/A
Pack 1 Kg block 250 g tin 250 g tin 1 Kg
25 x 20 g sticks N/A N/A N/A
Thermal/Electrical Property
Thermal conductivity
@ 20°C, w/m °C
0.189 0.170 0.177 N/A
Specific heat @ 25°C, J/g 1.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Loss tangent 0.015 0.016 0.015 N/A
Permittivity 2.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Volume resistivity, Ω cm 6.31 x 10-15 1.64 x 10-15 5.06 x 10-15 N/A
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All properties quoted in this table are typical values, and do not constitute a specification. For further information please contact the Apiezon Technical Helpline



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