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Active Magnesium Oxide RA 40

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Active Magnesium Oxide RA 40

CAS #

1309-48-4

SYNONYM

Magnesium Oxide; Magnesium oxide (MgO); Magnesium oxide (CI 77711)

FORMULA

MgO

PRODUCT TYPE

Inorganic

Product Specifications

MAGNESIUM OXIDE AS MGO (BY DIFFERENCE)

98.0 - 100.0 %

CALCIUM AS CAO

0.45% max

SILICON AS SIO2

0.04% max

IRON AS FE2O3

0.03% max

ALUMINUM AS AL2O3

0.015% max

CHLORIDE AS CL

0.25% max

SULPHATE AS SO4

0.50% max

SODIUM AS NA

0.2% max

POTASSIUM AS K

0.01% max

LOSS ON IGNITION

7.0% max

SURFACE AREA (BET)

40 - 70 m2/g

BULK DENSITY (10 TAPS)

0.60 g/cc max

PARTICLE SIZE: PASSES 325 MESH (WET SIEVE)

99.0% min

MELTING POINT

2800 c

INSOLUBILITY

in alcohol

ODOR

wh. powd. or cryst., odorless

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

40.31

SOLUBILITY

dil. acids, ammonium salt solns.

BOILING POINT

3600 c

DENSITY

3.65-3.75

VERY SOLUBLE

in water

NOTES

For use where reactivity is required, as an acid accelerator in hapolymer system and as a thickener and viscosity modifier in SMC (sheet-molding compound) formulations.

Use: ABSORBENT, BUFFERING, OPACIFYING

INDUSTRY

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