Apiezon Wax W40

Apiezon Vacuum Sealing, Mounting, and Etching Waxes

The Apiezon range of waxes features three products including the popular Apiezon Wax W, also known as 'Black Wax'. All three waxes in the Apiezon range can be used as permanent or semi-permanent vacuum sealants or mounting media. Apiezon Wax W is also a perfect etch resist.

Why use Apiezon Waxes?

  • Versatile products suitable for a multitude of uses
  • Etch resist (Wax W only)
  • First-rate vapor pressure characteristics
  • High purity combined with powerful gettering & clean meltdown properties
  • Excellent waterproof media
  • Easy to use and to remove
  • 10 year shelf life

Applications

  • Apiezon Wax W40: Soft Vacuum Sealant / Mounting Wax
Typical Property Wax W40
Approximate Softening Point °C
°F
40-50
104-122
Estimated Vapor
Pressure @ 20°C / 68°F, torr
6 x 10-8
Temperature for Application °C
°F
90
194
Working Temperature Range °C
°F
-10-35
14-95
Water Permeability
g/cm/hr/mm Hg @ 25°C
1.6 x 10-8
Pack

250 g tin

N/A
Thermal/Electrical Properties
Thermal Conductivity @ 20°C,
w/m °C
0.177
Specific Heat @ 25°C, J/g 2.9
Loss Tangent 0.015
Permittivity 2.9
Volume Resistivity, Ω cm 5.06 x 10-15
Manufacturer: Apiezon
SKU: 60712
Pack: 250 g
$176.00