Beneficiamento

BENEFICIAMENTO

 

No beneficiamento final, a cera é submetida ao derretimento em tachos ou autoclaves. O processo se completa, respectivamente, pela  filtração, clareamento e embalagem, o que garante a pureza e a qualidade das variedades oferecidas ao mercado.

ANALYSISSTD. SPEC.
T-1
MELTING POINT (°C/°F)Min – Max82.5 – 86.0
Min – Max180.5 – 187.0
MOISTURE (%)Max0.5
VOLATILE MATERIALS (%) 
(175°C/347°F)
Max0.6
ACID VALUE (mg KOH/g)Min2.0
Max6.0
SAPONIFICATION (mg KOH/g)Min78.0
Max88.0
ESTER VALUE  (mg KOH/g)Min71.0
Max88.0
ASH CONTENT (%)Max0.10
IMPURITY (%)Max0.05
FLASH POINT (°F) 520
LEAD (mg/Kg) < 2.0
ARSENIC (mg/Kg) < 3.0
MERCURY (mg/Kg) <  1.0
INSAPONIFIABLE (%)Min – Max50 – 55
RELATIVE DENSITY  0.99
COLOR (Gardner Scale) 2 — 5
INSAPONIFIABLE (%) 50-55
PEROXIDE INDEX (mEq/g)Max30
AVERAGE PARTICLE SIZE
(D50) (μm)
Powder & Wax50-70
95% MATERIAL PASSING (μm)Powder & Wax100
SOLUBILITYPractically insoluble in water & alcohol. Soluble on warming in Ethyl Acetate & Xylene.
ANALYSISSTD. SPEC.
T-3
MELTING POINT (°C/°F)Min – Max82.5 – 86.0
Min – Max180.5 – 187.0
MOISTURE (%)Max0.5
VOLATILE MATERIALS (%) 
(175°C/347°F)
Max1.0
ACID VALUE (mg KOH/g)Min4.0
Max11.0
SAPONIFICATION (mg KOH/g)Min78.0
Max88.0
ESTER VALUE  (mg KOH/g)Min71.0
Max88.0
ASH CONTENT (%)Max0.30
IMPURITY (%)Max0.05
FLASH POINT (°F) 520
LEAD (mg/Kg) < 2.0
ARSENIC (mg/Kg) < 3.0
MERCURY (mg/Kg) <  1.0
INSAPONIFIABLE (%)Min – Max50 – 55
RELATIVE DENSITY  0.99
COLOR (Gardner Scale) 6 — 9
INSAPONIFIABLE (%) 50-55
PEROXIDE INDEX (mEq/g)Max30
AVERAGE PARTICLE SIZE
(D50) (μm)
Powder & Wax50-70
95% MATERIAL PASSING (μm)Powder & Wax100
SOLUBILITYPractically insoluble in water & alcohol. Soluble on warming in Ethyl Acetate & Xylene.
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ANALYSIS STD. SPEC.
T-4
MELTING POINT (°C/°F) Min – Max 82.5 – 86.0
Min – Max 180.5 – 187.0
MOISTURE (%) Max 1.0
VOLATILE MATERIALS (%)
(175°C/347°F)
Max 1.0
ACID VALUE (mg KOH/g) Min 4.0
Max 10.0
SAPONIFICATION (mg KOH/g) Min 78.0
Max 88.0
ESTER VALUE  (mg KOH/g) Min 71.0
Max 88.0
ASH CONTENT (%) Max 0.30
IMPURITY (%) Max 0.05
FLASH POINT (°F) 520
LEAD (mg/Kg) < 2.0
ARSENIC (mg/Kg) < 3.0
MERCURY (mg/Kg) <  1.0
INSAPONIFIABLE (%) Min – Max 50 – 55
RELATIVE DENSITY  0.99
COLOR (Gardner Scale)
INSAPONIFIABLE (%) 50-55
PEROXIDE INDEX (mEq/g) Max
AVERAGE PARTICLE SIZE
(D50) (μm)
Powder & Wax 50-70
95% MATERIAL PASSING (μm) Powder & Wax 100
SOLUBILITY Practically insoluble in water & alcohol. Soluble on warming in Ethyl Acetate & Xylene.