Berol 048

 
 is a non-ionic surfactant based on tridecyl alcohol. It has a hydrophilic (water soluble) character.   

 Specification

 

Limits

Method

Cloud point, 1% in water

65-73°C

AB-46-1202*

Colour

max 50 Hazen

AB-46-1201*

pH, 1% in water

5-7

AB-46-1206*

Water content

14-16%

AB-46-1208*

*Methods of analysis can be received upon request.

 Typical data

Chemical and physical data

Typical values

Active content

85%

Appearance, 20°C

clear/slight opalescent liquid

Clear point

4°C

Density, 20°C

1020 kg/m3

Flash point

>100°C

Pour point

0°C

Viscosity, 20°C

140 mPa·s

Surface active characteristics

Typical values

Foam height, according to Ross-Miles, 50°C, 0.05%

immediately: 120 mm  after 5 min: 45 mm

HLB-Value

13.5

Surface tension according to Du Noüy, 25°C, 0.1% DIN 53914

28 mN/m

Wetting power according to Draves, 25°C, 0.1%

11 sec

Solubility

The solubility of 5% Berol 048 is as follows:

2-propanol

soluble

Ethanol

soluble

Low aromatic solvent

dispersible

Propylene glycol

dispersible

Water content

soluble

White spirit

dispersible

Xylene

dispersible

 The specifications and properties listed above are intended for products manufactured in Europe.

 Technical Data

 Berol 048 can be used as wetting agent, in alkaline and acid industrial cleaners giving a high brittle foam.

 Handling

 Berol 048 should always be homogenized before use.
 Berol 048 contains water and therefore it must be stored in closed containers made of non-corroding material. 

 Further Information

 For further information, technical service and samples, please contact our nearest Akzo Nobel Sales office or  agent/distributor.