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About Kerax Hydrogenated Castor Oil (HCO)

Hydrogenated Castor Oil (HCO) or castor wax is used in capacitors, coatings and greases, cosmetics, electrical carbon paper, lubrication, polishes, and where resistance to moisture, oils and other petrochemical products is required.

Castor wax is also useful as a top coat varnish for leather, wood & rubber.

12-Hydroxy Stearic Acid (12-HSA) is obtained by the hydrolysis of Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 12-Hydroxy Stearic Acid is a high melting, brittle, waxy solid at ambient temperatures and should be stored away from heat to avoid deterioration.

A non-toxic, non-hazardous material, it has limited solubility in many organic solvents and is insoluble in water.

It is used in lithium and calcium greases, and in the manufacture of acrylic polymers, as an internal lubricant for plastic mouldings, coatings for automotive, equipment, appliances and architectural applications.

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Product Specification

Product Code
Type Description
12HSA Flake
Typ. Melt Point °C
Acid Value
Iodine Value
Hydroxyl Value

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