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Shellac flakes CAS 9000-59-3

Chemical name: Shellac Flakes

Capacity: 50MT/month

Packaging: 20 kg carton

Sample: available

Appearance: Brown to orange-yellow granules or flakes, crisp and hard, slightly transparent, odorless and tasteless



Shellac Flakes Details

Chemical Name: shellac

CAS No.:9000-59-3

Molecular Formula: C15H20O6.C15H30O5

Molecular Weight: 586.7114

Appearance: Brown to orange-yellow granules or flakes, crisp and hard, slightly transparent, odorless and tasteless

Shellac Flakes Typical Properties

Color index ≤14
Hot ethanol insoluble substance (%) ≥0.75
Heat hardening time(min) ≥3’
Softening point(℃) ≥72
Moisture(%) ≤2.0
Water soluble (%) ≤0.5
Lodine (g/100g) ≤20
Acid(mg/g) ≤72
Wax(%) ≤5.5
Ash(%) ≤0.3
Rosin 0

Shellac Flakes Usage

1. It can be widely used in food, medicine, military, electrical, ink, leather, metallurgy, machinery, wood, rubber, and other industries.

2. Shellac paint has strong adhesion and is used in many high-grade woodware and decorations.

3. In the food industry, shellac is also used in fruit fresh-keeping coatings to form bright films, prolong the shelf life of fruits, and increase their commercial value. Used in confectionery and pastry coatings to increase brightness, prevent moisture regain, and smear the inner walls of metal cans to prevent food from coming into contact with metal.

4. Used in the leather industry as a bright and protective finish, characterized by fast drying, strong filling, and strong adhesion to leather, making it softer and more elastic.

5. In the military industry, it is mainly used as a retarder for coating agents, insulating materials, and gunpowder drugs. It is also used to manufacture military equipment that is UV- and radiation-proof.

6. In the electrical industry, shellac is also used in the manufacture of insulating paperboard, laminated mica boards, ground electrical insulators, insulating varnishes, bulbs, fluorescent lamps, and solder pastes for electronic tubes.

7. Mainly used as a surface coating or filler for rubber products in the rubber industry. Improve wear, oil, acid, water, and insulation. Slow down the aging process and extend the lifespan.

Shellac Flakes Packaging and Shipping

20 kg/carton

50 kg/bag

Shellac Flakes Storage

Stored in cool dry ventilated place away from fire, heat, light, acids and food materials

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