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WESTON® 398

Versatile phosphite stabilizer that improves color, processing stability, and end-use of a variety of polymers.

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Product Overview

WESTON® 398 is a phosphite antioxidant that improves color and processing stability during recovery, drying, compounding, processing and end use. It has low nonylphenol content and synergizes when used along side hindered phenolic antioxidants.

Product Specifications

Appearance: Clear liquid
Specific Gravity @ 25 °C: 0.980-0.992
Color (Pt - Co): 75 max
Flash Point (Closed Cup): 196 °C
Density @ 25 °C: 0.98 g/mL
Vapor Pressure @ 6 mm Hg: 245 °C
Molecular Weight: 688 g/mol
Viscosity @ 60 °C: 250 cps
Acid Number: 0.25 mg KOH/g
Refractive Index @ 25 °C: 1.5250-1.5280
Free Nonylphenol Content: ≤0.1
Phosphorus Content: 4.1-4.5%
Chlorine Content: < 25 ppm
Free Phenol Content: < 50 ppm
Specific Heat: 0.4 mcal/mg°C
Thermal Conductivity: 0.0003 gcal/sec(cm²)(°C/cm)
Auto-ignition Temperature: 439 °C
Primary Chemistry: Trisnonylphenyl Phosphite

Features & Benefits

Low color
Low nonylphenol content
Synergizes when used along side phenolic antioxidants

Applications

High density polyethylene, linear low density polyethylene

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