Apiezon Wax (EMS)

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.Versatile products suitable for a multitude of usesEtch resist (Wax W only)First-rate vapour pressure characteristicsHigh purity combined with powerful gettering & clean meltdown propertiesExcellent waterproof mediaEasy to use and to remove10 year shelf lifeApplications:Apiezon Wax W: Hard Vacuum Sealing / Mounting Wax, Etch ResistApiezon Wax W100: Medium Hardness Vacuum Sealant / Mounting WaxApiezon Wax W40: Soft Vacuum Sealant / Mounting WaxApiezon Q Compound: Vacuum Sealing CompoundWaxes and...

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.

  • Versatile products suitable for a multitude of uses
  • Etch resist (Wax W only)
  • First-rate vapour 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 W: Hard Vacuum Sealing / Mounting Wax, Etch Resist
  • Apiezon Wax W100: Medium Hardness Vacuum Sealant / Mounting Wax
  • Apiezon Wax W40: Soft Vacuum Sealant / Mounting Wax
  • Apiezon Q Compound: Vacuum Sealing Compound

Waxes and Q Compound Properties

Typical Property Wax W Wax W100 Wax W40 Q Compound
Approximate Softening Point °C
°F
80-90
176-194
50-60
122-140
40-50
104-122
40-50
104-122
Estimated Vapor
Pressure @ 20°C / 68°F, torr
4.5 x 10-9 4.5 x 10-9 6 x 10-8 1 x 10-4
Temperature for Application °C
°F
130
266
110
230
90
194
Ambient
Working Temperature Range °C
°F
-10-75
14-168
-10-45
14-113
-10-35
14-95
-10-30
14-86
Water Permeability
g/cm/hr/mm Hg @ 25°C
0.8 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 1.6 x 10-8 N/A
Pack N/A

250 g tin

N/A

250 g tin

N/A

1 Kg

N/A
Thermal/Electrical Properties
Thermal Conductivity @ 20°C,
w/m °C
0.189 0.170 0.177 N/A
Specific Heat @ 25°C, J/g 1.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Loss Tangent 0.015 0.016 0.015 N/A
Permittivity 2.8 2.7 2.9 N/A
Volume Resistivity, Ω cm 6.31 x 10-15 1.64 x 10-15 5.06 x 10-15 N/A

EMS Wax W SDS 

EMS Q compound SDS

Code Title Style Pack Size Availability Price Updated: 04-07-2022
M1-Q-01000-X Apiezon Wax (EMS) Q compound 1kg 2 weeks $342.00 AUD
M1-W-00500-X Apiezon Wax (EMS) W 500g 2 weeks $333.00 AUD
M1-W100-00250-X Apiezon Wax (EMS) W100 250g 2 weeks $298.00 AUD
M1-W40-00250-X Apiezon Wax (EMS) W40 250g 2 weeks $298.00 AUD