Epolene® E-16 Polymer

Epolene® E-16 is a low density, oxidized polyethylene wax. It is used to make water based wax emulsions that are useful in floor polish and coatings.
Product Overview
Epolene® E-16 is an oxidized polyethylene polymer with low density and low molecular weight. It has physical characteristics that are between E-10 and E-14. Epolene® E-16 can be used to make low-color wax emulsions with good anti-slip and durability properties for use in textiles, polishes, and coatings.
Product Specifications
Polymer Type:
Oxidized Polyethylene
Molecular Weight: 5,500
Mettler Softening Point:
100°C (ASTM D 6090)
Penetration Hardness:
4 dmm (ASTM D5)
Viscosity, Brookfield: 700 cP @ 125°C

Primary Chemistry: Oxidized Polyethylene
Features & Benefits
Low moisture vapor transmission
Low color
Grease resistance
High gloss
Good heat seal ability
Produces stable emulsions
Problems Solved
Instability of water based wax emulsions.
Polish does not produce a glossy finish.
Applications
Automotive refinish, Automotive OEM, Pressure sensitive adhesives, wax modification, floor finishes, Plastic processing aid