EMULGANTE EL-18 is a castor oil polyethyleneglycol ether, (about 23 moles of ethylene oxide). For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.
Function: Surfactant (Nonionic), Dispersant, Dye, Surfactant
Chemical Family: Castor Oil Derivatives, Non-Ionics, Ethers
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Technical Data Sheet
Emulgante EL-18 Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality
Base Chemicals Functions
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Applications & Uses
Recommended Uses & Known Applications
EMULGANTE EL-18 is used as dispersing agent for pigment and clay. In industrial applications EMULGANTE EL-18 is used as rewetting agent for leather, as softener and dyeing assistant for paint and paper.
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Density (50°C)||1.02||g/cm³||ASTM D7042 , ASTM D4052|
|Cloud Point (10% in BDG at 25%)||65-6 7||°C||RCM 3646|
|pH (5%)||5.0-7.0||-||MPL 1007.0|
|Free Water (Karl Fischer)||max. 0.5||% mass||RCM 3804|
|Molecular Weight (Average)||2.000||g/mol||calculated|
|Flash Point||min. 125||°C||ASTM D 93|
|Viscosity at 25°C||314||cSt||ASTM D445, ASTM D7042|
|Saponification Number||78-88||mg KOH/g||RCM 3820|
|Pour Point||0||°C||ASTM D 97|
|Ethylene Oxide Content||52||%w/w||Calculated|
Packaging & Availability
EMULGANTE EL-18 is generally supplied in drums.
Storage & Handling
Storage and Handling
- EMULGANTE EL-18 should preferably be stored in stainless steel tanks.
- It is suggested to keep the product at temperature below 40°C, it is preferable to avoid heating above 60°C and to store under nitrogen in order to minimise yellowish phenomena.
- EMULGANTE EL-18 is a clear liquid at room temperature and it becomes a solid wax at temperature lower than 0°C.
- Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, strong acids and strong bases.