Citrus fruit coatings

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Biomers as granules

Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
TDS MDS
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
BIOMER 72 Biodegradable wax, paste
Drop point °C 75-85
Acid value mg KOH/g 45-55
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 10
Penetration dmm 45-70

Micronized waxes

Drop point
°C
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
Particle size
98 % ≤ x µm
TDS MDS
Drop point
°C
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
Particle size
98 % ≤ x µm
DEUREX C 0117 M Carnauba wax T1, micronized
Drop point °C 80-88
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,85-1,00
Particle size 98 % ≤ x µm ≤ 17
Drop point
°C
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
Particle size
98 % ≤ x µm
DEUREX C 0125 M Carnauba wax T1, micronized
Drop point °C 80-88
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,85-1,00
Particle size 98 % ≤ x µm ≤ 25

Wax granules and powders

Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
TDS MDS
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 42 Oxidized MDPE wax, fine granules
Drop point °C 106-114
Acid value mg KOH/g 17
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 300
Penetration dmm 2-4
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,95
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 43 P Oxidized HDPE wax, wet oxidized, powder, [E 914]
Drop point °C 134-137
Acid value mg KOH/g 6-8
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 25000
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,98
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 44 P Oxidized HDPE wax, wet oxidized, powder, [E 914]
Drop point °C 133-136
Acid value mg KOH/g 15-17
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 4000
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,98
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 45 P Oxidized hardwax, wet oxidized, powder, [E 914]
Drop point °C 132-135
Acid value mg KOH/g 24-26
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 2500
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,97-0,99
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 46 P Oxidized HDPE wax, wet oxidized, powder, [E 914]
Drop point °C 132-135
Acid value mg KOH/g 28-32
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 1500
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,98
Drop point
°C
Acid value
mg KOH/g
Viscosity
140 °C, mPas
Penetration
dmm
Density (Wax)
g/cm³
DEUREX EO 47 P Oxidized HDPE wax, wet oxidized, powder, [E 914]
Drop point °C 132-135
Acid value mg KOH/g 34-36
Viscosity 140 °C, mPas ≤ 1000
Penetration dmm ≤ 1
Density (Wax) g/cm³ 0,98

Citrus fruit coatings

Oxidized polyethylene waxes are used as coating agents for citrus fruits (and other fruits such as melons or pineapples). The protective wax prevents the fruit from drying out, keeps it fresh longer, and preserves a more attractive appearance.

  • You can easily order samples of the above waxes for citrus fruit coatings. Simply click on the preferred product and select "Request sample".