Chempol Products

Grease – HCO (Hydrogenated Castor Oil)

Hydrogenated Castor Oil (HCO), also called Castor Wax, is a hard, brittle, high melting solid which is tasteless and odorless. It is insoluble in water and solubility in many organic solvents is also very limited. HCO is available as flakes or powder which melts to a clear transparent liquid. It is a non-toxic, non-hazardous material. HCO is used in manufacturing of greases and lubricants.



Typical Characteristics

Parameters Value
Appearance White Flakes/Powder
Colour Gardner I to 2
Acid Value % (mgKoH/gm) I to 3
Iodine Value gl2/100g 3 to 4
Hydroxyl Value (mgKoH/gm), Min 157
Saponification Value , Min 178
Melting Point °C 84-88
Unsaponifiable Matter, Max 1
Nickel PPM 3-5
12 HSA % 82 – 87
12 Keto Stearic Acid, Max 4
Flash Point °C , Min 218