Pentaerythritol – Product qualities

Product qualities

The pure pentaerythritol will be obtained with the following typical and guaranteed specifications:

typical guaranteed
Monopentaerythritol content (in the dry product) 99% over 98.5 %
Ash (as sodium formate) 0.003 % less than 0.005 %
Moisture 0.2 % less than 0.3 %
Final melting point 258°C over 256°C
Phtalic ester color 100°APHA less than 150°APHA

 

The technical penta will be obtained with the following typical and guaranteed specifications:

typical guaranteed
Monopentaerythritol content 94 % 92 to 97 %
Dipentaerythritol content 4 % 2 to 6 %
Pentaerythritol formals and sugars 2 % less than 6 %
Ash (as sodium formate) 0.005 % less than 0.01 %
Moisture 0.2 % less than 0.3 %
Final melting point 250°C over 220°C
Phtalic ester color 150°APHA less than 200°APHA

 

The sodium formate will be obtained with the following typical and guaranteed specifications:

typical guaranteed
Sodium formate content (of the dry product) 99 % over 98 %
Impurities content (pentaerythritols) 1 % less than 2 %
Moisture 0.2 % less than 0.4 %
Appearance free flowing crystals