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LINPAR 17

LINPAR 17 is a high purity, linear, odourless, saturated heptadecane single cut with low sulphur and aromatic content. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.
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Applications & Uses

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Fluids & Lubricants Type
Fluids & Lubricants End Use
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Sasol’s LINPAR® 17 may be used as phase change material, due to its sharp melting point and relevant latent heat of fusion.
  • LINPAR® 17 can be also used as lubricant, solvent, plasticizers, or as raw material for production of linear olefins, chloro-paraffins, etc.

Properties

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Normal Paraffins (TNP)min. 98% massRCM 1106
Carbon Distribution- C17min. 95% massRCM 1106
Carbon Distribution - C18 and heaviermax. 1.5% massRCM 1106
Density at 30°C0.77kg/lRCM 3663
Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C3.3mm 2/sRCM 3633
Fusion Enthalpy170J/gASTM E794-06
Molecular Weight (Average)240g/mol-
Distillation - Initial Boiling Point281°CRCM 3203
Distillation - Final Boiling Point305°CASTM D 86
Flash Point122°C-
Water Contentmax. 0.05% massRCM 3804
Sulfur Contentmax. 1mg/kgRCM 5202
Aromatics Contentmax. 0.7Abs.270 nmRCM 2703
Saybolt Colormin. 30--
Melting Point24°CRCM 3629
Physical Form
Liquid
Color
Colorless
Odor
Odorless
Appearance
Clear Liquid
Insoluble in
Water

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Packaging & Availability

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Regional Availability
Packaging Information

LINPAR® 17 is supplied in bulk by tank trucks or tank containers. It may also be delivered in drums.

Storage & Handling

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Shelf Life
9 months
Storage And Handling
  • LINPAR® 17 is solid wax at temperature lower than about 25°C.
  • LINPAR® 17 can be stored in stainless steel containers and tanks, in a cold and well ventilated place.
  • Shelf-life is 9 months from CoA issue date for product in its original and sealed packaging

Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on safe handling

  • Avoid inhalation, ingestion and contact with skin and eyes.
  • Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.
  • Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the application area.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
  • Keep away from combustible material.
  • Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
  • No smoking

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • No special storage conditions required. Keep in a well-ventilated place.

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 10: Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3

Other data 

  • Protect from frost, heat and sunlight

Container Material

  • Suitable Materials: Stainless Steel

Documents (3)

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Technical Data Sheet
LINPAR 17
Technical Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 17
Technical Data Sheet
LINPAR 17
Technical Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 17
Safety Data Sheet
LINPAR 17
Safety Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 17