Carnauba Wax Flakes T1 (Food Grade)


Quick Overview

Color T1 : Golden yellow

Size: 500g and 2kg

Origin: Brazil



This vegetable base hard wearing T1 wax harvested from the leaves of the palm copernica prunifera found in Brazil is the purer form of T4 carnauba wax.

T1 carnauba wax is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a tablet-coating agent. Adding the carnauba wax aids in the swallowing of tablets for patients. A very small amount (less than a hundredth of one percent by weight, i.e., 30 grams for a 300 kg batch) is sprinkled onto a batch of tablets after they have been sprayed and dried. The wax and tablets are then tumbled together for a few minutes before being discharged from the tablet-coating machine.

As food grade T1 carnauba wax is use to wax and preserve or polish wood chopping boards, wooden spoons, chopsticks and other food handling utensils. To apply dress polishing wheel with carnauba wax as  friction heat of the buffing wheel will coat  the wheel as a food safe polish.

Color: Golden Yellow

Shape: Flake

Melting Point: 80°C – 86°C

Acid Value: 2mg – 7mg KOH/g

Ester Value: 71mg – 93mg KOH/g

Saponification Value: 78mg – 95mg KOH/g

Hard durable natural wax for sealing, car polish formulation, coating, investment casting, waterproofing, cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical.

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