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Sasolwax 1800

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Sasol
Sasolwax 1800 by Sasol is a microcrystalline wax. It has low molecular mass which provides the low viscosity required for efficient mixing. It has application in hot melt adhesives where it provides flexibility and elongation properties. The highly branched structure of microcrystalline wax makes it ideal for flexible packaging, bookbinding applications.
Product Type
Waxes and Paraffins > Microcrystalline Waxes
Chemical Composition
Microcrystalline wax
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Adhesives > Hot-melts
  • Papers & Packagings > Flexible packaging: films / films & film / foil laminates
  • Bookbinding / graphic art
Labels/Agency Rating
Complies with FDA CFR 21: 172.886 (Petroleum wax), 175.105 (Adhesives), 175.125 (Pressure-sensitive adhesives), 178.3710 (Petroleum wax),
Compliance with the specification of Ref.No. 95859 Waxes, refined, derived from petroleum based or synthetic hydrocarbon feedstocks, high viscosity,
Recommendation of the BfR (German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) XXV

Sasolwax 1800 Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Drop melting point, ASTM D3954
78 - 83 °C
Oil Content, ASTM D721
0 - 2 %
Needle Penetration @25°C, ASTM D1321
18 - 22 0.1 mm
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