Calcuim Octoate

Calcium 2-EthylHexanoate

  • Calcium drier is an auxiliary drier which is very effective when used in combination with active driers
  • Calcium octoate promotes drying under adverse weather conditions such as high humidity and low temperature
  • Calcium octoate helps to improve gloss and hardness as well as to reduce silking and skin-formation
  • It is used as dispersing agent and pigment wetting
  • Calcium octoate, as an auxiliary drier, reduces Loss-of-dry problems during long storage times of paints

Quick info

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Applications

  • Used as auxiliary paint drier
  • Synergist for use with Iron Fuel Additives (calcium octoate 10%)
  • Acts as Acid Scavenger (Detergent) in Lubes (calcium octoate 10%)

 

 

 

Quick Details

Grade

 Industrial

CAS Number

136-51-6

EINECS Number

205-250-6

Shelf Life

1 year

The Grades

Product Code

Chemical Name

Metal Content %

Color

Appearance

OCTitis® Ca-10

Calcium Octoate 10%

9.8-10.2

Colorless

Clear Liquid

OCTitis® Ca-5

CalciumOctoate 5%

4.8-5.2

Colorless

Clear Liquid

OCTitis® Ca-3

Calcium Octoate 3%

2.8-3.2

Colorless

Clear Liquid

Test Standards

Num.

Issue

Code

Topic

1

Metal Content

ASTM D2373-05

Standard Test Method for Determination of Cobalt in Paint Driers by EDTA Method

2

Color

ASTM D1544-04

Standard Test Method for Color of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Color Scale)

3

Nonvolatile Content

ASTM D1644-01

Standard Test Methods for Nonvolatile Content of Varnishes

4

Viscosity

ASTM D1200-10

Standard Test Method for Viscosity by Ford Cup

Chemical Formula