Waxes and Compounds

Brand: Apiezon

Product Code: W-500

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Apiezon Waxes and Q Compound are known around the globe for their quality, consistency and versatility

Apiezon Waxes

The Apiezon range of waxes features three products including the popular Apiezon Wax W, also known as ‘Black Wax’. All three waxes in the Apiezon range can be used as permanent or semi permanent vacuum sealants or mounting media. Apiezon Wax W is also a perfect etch resist.

Apiezon Q Compound

Apiezon Q Compound is an effective temporary vacuum sealant that is used as a short term solution in situations which do not allow for the immediate dismantling of a system for repair.

Why Use Apiezon Waxes?

  • Versatile products suitable for a multitude of uses
  • Etch resist (Wax W only)
  • First-rate vapour pressure characteristics
  • High purity combined with powerful ‘gettering’ & clean meltdown properties
  • Excellent waterproof media
  • Easy to use and to remove
  • 10 year shelf life

Why Use Apiezon Q Compound?

  • Temporary vacuum sealant
  • Versatile product suitable for a multitude of uses
  • Excellent waterproof medium
  • Easy to use and to remove
  • 10-year shelf life

 

Apiezon Waxes and Q Compound
1 Apiezon Wax W  Hard Vacuum Sealing/ Mounting Wax, Etch Resist
2 Apiezon Wax W100  Medium Hardness Vacuum Sealant/ Mounting Wax
3 Apiezon Wax W40  Soft Vacuum Sealant/ Mounting Wax
4 Apiezon Q Compound  Vacuum Sealing Compound

 

 

Typical Properties Wax W  Wax W100 Wax W40 Q Compound
Physical Property        
Approximate softening point °C
°F
80 to 90
176 to 194
50 to 60
122 to 140
40 to 50
104 to 122
40 to 50
104 to 122
Est. vapour pressure
@ 20°C / 68°F, torr
4.5 x 10-9 4.5 x 10-9 6 x 10-8 1 x 10-4
Temp for application °C
°F
130
266
110
230
90
194
Ambient
Working temperature range °C
°F
-10 to 75
   14 to 168
-10 to 45
   14 to 113
-10 to 35
 14 to 95
-10 to 30
 14 to 86
Water permeability
g/cm/hr/mm Hg @ 25°C
0.8 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 N/A
Pack 1 Kg block 250 g tin 250 g tin 1 Kg
25 x 20 g sticks N/A N/A N/A
Thermal/Electrical Property
Thermal conductivity
@ 20°C, W/m °C
0.189 0.170 0.177 N/A
Specific heat @ 25°C, J/g 1.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Loss tangent 0.015 0.016 0.015 N/A
Permittivity 2.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Volume resistivity, Ω cm 6.31 x 10-15 1.64 x 10-15 5.06 x 10-15 N/A

 

Download Wax W, W100, W40 Technical Data Sheet

Download Q  Compound Technical Data Sheet

Download Saftey Data Sheet Wax W, Wax W100, Wax W40

Download Q Compound Saftey Data Sheet