Shellac Lemon #1 Flaked Shellac

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P.A.T Shellac Lemon #1 Flaked Shellac is a resin produced by the female lac bug on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. Lemon #1 shellac specifically contains between 2% and 5% natural shellac wax. When utilized, it produces milky dispersions with a medium color shade in various solvents. Coatings and films made with wax-containing shellacs result in surfaces that exhibit a satin gloss. This specific formulation offers a unique combination of resin and wax properties, making it suitable for applications where a particular color shade and satin gloss finish are desired.

Chemical Name: Shellac

CAS Number: 9000-59-3

Synonyms: Citrus gleam

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name

Features & Benefits

CASE Ingredients Features
Product Properties
  • Lemon #1 shellac contains between 2% and 5% natural shellac wax.
  • It yields milky dispersions of medium color shade in various solvents.
  • Coatings and films of wax containing shellacs have surfaces with satin gloss. Ready-for-use solutions for the product are available.

Applications & Uses

Base Chemicals End Uses

Properties

Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Ash Content0.5%-
Wax Content2.5 - 5%-
Hot Alcohol Insolublemax. 2%-
Loss on Dryingmax. 2%-
Melting Point98 - 99°C-
Flow57mm-
Saponification Value185 - 200mg KOH/g-
Acid Value60 - 75mg KOH/g-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Global
Packaging Information

25kg jute bags

Storage & Handling

Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

The shelf life of the product will be more than five years if stored/transported at temperatures less than 20 °C (68 °F). Higher temperatures will accelerate aging of the solid material and raise the risk of "blocking, especially under the influence of humidity.