Hypax 450-18-70

Calcium Soap of Oxidised wax in solvent


Product description.

Hypax 450-18-70 is a calcium soap of Hypax 450 oxidate which is used to formulate products to meet the requirements of MIL-C-16173D-4 and related specifications for automotive cavity and under body protection.

Heavy duty outdoor protective films can be formulated to protect a wide variety of metal objects and can be pigmented.



Property Test Units Typical analysis
Appearance Visual   Soft brown solid
Melting point (supplied) ASTM D – 127 °C 25 – 55
Melting point (Dry soap) ASTM D – 127 °C 115 – 135
Flash point ASTM D – 92 °C > 41
Relative density @ 15.5 °C   0.91- 0.93
Non volatile content 1 hour @ 150 °C % w/w 70.0



Hypax 450-18-70 is usually blended with barium, sodium or calcium sulphonates, oil and/or solvent and for enhanced water displacement 1 or 2% of 2-butoxyethanol (CAS no. 111-76-2). For harder films, high melting point waxes are added along with powdered calcium carbonate or talc. For thixotropic films, crystalline calcium sulphonates are incorporated at typically 10% w/w. These final blends will give good salt fog/humidity protection.



A 25 micron dry film of Hypax 450-15-50 will give up to 72 hours salt spray resistance (ASTM B117) and good humidity resistance.



Hypax 450-18-70 is available in 170 Kg net weight steel drums or as required by the customer. The recommended shelf life of this product is 2 years.

Fulbeck Limited, Fulbeck Road, Newton Aycliffe. DL5 6TX. UK
Tel 0044 (0) 1325 314848. Fax 0044 (0) 1325 314969. admin@fulbeck.uk.com

This information is supplied in good faith to assist customers to assess the applicability of the material in their own products. No warranties are implied or given. DU31.12.12


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