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Vertex® 100

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Huber Engineered Materials

Vertex® 100 by Huber Engineered Materials is a magnesium hydroxide (≥99 % (untreated base)) grade. Acts as a flame retardant and smoke suppressant. Present as an odorless white powder. It is an untreated product that provides superior fire performance and enhanced mechanical properties when used to make fire‐rated thermoplastic compounds. Suitable for thermoplastic & elastomeric compounds including polyolefins, EPR (ethylene propylene rubber)/ EPDM (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer), PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and certain engineering thermoplastics such as polyamides to make zero‐halogen or low‐smoke compounds. Vertex® 100 by Huber Engineered Materials complies with Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory, Canada Domestic Substance List, Canada Non-Domestic Substance List and National Inventory of Chemical Substances (INSQ).

Vertex® 100 Product details

Product Type
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Chemical Composition
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CAS Number
1309-42-8
Physical Form
Powder
Appearance
White
Product Status
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Vertex® 100 Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Specific Gravity
xxxx g
Refractive Index
xxxx
Hardness
xxx Mohs
325 Mesh Residue
xxx %
Median Particle Size by Sedigraph
xxx microns
Median Particle Size by Laser Light Scattering
xxx microns
Specific Surface Area (BET)
xx m2/g
Loss on Ignition @ 1200°C, untreated base
xxxx %
pH (5% water suspension)
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Solubility in water @ 25°C
xxxx mg/l
Decomposition temperature
xxx °C
Free Moisture @105ºC
xxx %
Calcium Content
xxxxx %
Chloride Content
xxxxx %
Iron Content
xxxxxx %
Last edited Dec 18, 2017
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