What is Carnauba Wax?
Carnava wax is a wax extracted and purified from the leaves of carnaba palm native to northern Brazil. It is said that there has been more than 200 years of history.
The light yellow ones collected from young leaves are classified as No. 1, and the light brown ones collected from old leaves are classified as No. 2 (or No. 3). They are exported to countries worldwide.
Carnava wax has the following characteristics:
Characteristics of Carnauba Wax
- It is naturally derived and is both human-and environmentally-friendly.
- Very hard and excellent in glossiness
- Have a high melting point and a sharp melting point
- An ester wax with excellent compatibility with resins, which is easy to emulsify
Ingredients: About 80% ester, about 20% other (free fatty acids, free alcohols, hydrocarbons, etc.)
Applications of Carnauba Wax
Carnava wax we handle
|Product name||Melting point (℃)||Acid value (mgKOH/g)||Shape||Hue|
Type 1, 2, 3 Flake
|80-86||Under 10||Flake||Type 1: Light yellow
Type 2: light yellow to light brown
Type 3: brown
Type 1, 2 Powder
|80-86||Under 10||Powder with a particle size equivalent to 90 μ
(80 mesh 90% pass)
We will prepare detailed materials and samples, so please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or requests.
- Toyochem Co., Ltd.
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