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PRINTEX® alpha

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Orion Engineered Carbons

Carbon black pigment. Apart from tinting and coloring, it imparts other desired performance properties such as UV protection, conductivity and special effects (thermal insulation or rheology control, respectively, when using as a reducing agent or an antioxidant). Used in fiber / filaments, PE & PVC pipes and high-voltage cables. Can be used in modern platinum-cured silicone systems.

PRINTEX® alpha Product details

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PRINTEX® alpha Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Volatile matter at 950°C
xxx %
BET surface area
xxx m2/g
OAN measured with DBP
xxx ml/100g
Last edited May 9, 2018
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