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Proagriwax

Proagriwax Orangio

Proagriwax Orangio is a heat resistant wax with a high softening point.  It is typically used after callusing before planting in the nursery field. It is not recommended to use in cold storage because of its hardness. This type of wax is traditionally used in Germany and Austria. Typical working temperature during application is 82 °C to 85 °C. Because of the high melting point some clients use an agitator to avoid the formation of a solid layer on the surface of the wax melt.

Test Method Typical value
Congelaing point ASTM D938 72 – 77 °C
Viscosity ASTM D445 13 – 18 cSt
Penetration 25 °C ASTM D1321 14 – 20 dmm
Penetration 43,3 °C ASTM D1321 55 – 80 dmm
Drop point ASTM D3954 77 – 82 °C
Oil content ASTM D721 < 2 %
Colour Brown