Carnauba wax, the “Queen of Waxes”, is a hard wax of vegetable origin, extracted from the leaves of the Carnauba Palm. It is natural and sustainable , and has a wide variety of uses. It is manufactured commercially in several grades, which are labelled T1, T3, and T4.

Pontes Industria manufactures a full range of Carnauba wax products, suitable for all kinds of industrial and manufacturing application.

Our products are distributed globally under the brandnames Starlight and Prime.

FILTERED PRIME YELLOW
TYPE 1 – EXTRA LIGHT

Flakes/Lumps/Powder

Test: Specification

Origin: Prime Yellow Powder
Moisture: 0.50% max
Saponification Value: 78 – 95 mg KOH/g
Acid Value: 2 – 7 mg KOH/g
Melting Range: 80 – 86 °C
Insoluble Impurities: 0.20% max.
Volatile Matter: 0.60% max
Ester Value: 71 – 88 mg KOH/g
Heavy Metals: 20 ppm max
Colour: Yellow (2 – 4 Gardner Scale)
Particle Size: 95.0% – pass through 140 mesh

REFINED LIGHT FATTY
TYPE 3

Flakes/Lumps/Powder

Test: Specification

Origin: Straw Powder
Moisture: 0.50% max
Saponification Value: 78 – 95 mg KOH/g
Acid Value: 2 – 7 mg KOH/g
Melting Range: 80 – 86 °C
Insoluble Impurities: 0.20% max.
Volatile Matter: 1.00% max
Ester Value: 71 – 88 mg KOH/g
Heavy Metals: 20 ppm max
Colour: Orange Yellow (7 – 10 Gardner Scale)
Particle Size: 95.0% – pass through 140 mesh

FILTERED FATTY GREY
TYPE 4

Flakes/Lumps/Powder

Test: Specification

Origin: Straw Powder
Moisture: 0.50% max
Saponification Value: 78 – 95 mg KOH/g
Acid Value: 2 – 7 mg KOH/g
Melting Range: 80 – 86 °C
Insoluble Impurities: 0.20% max.
Volatile Matter: 1.00% max
Ester Value: 71 – 88 mg KOH/g
Heavy Metals: 20 ppm max
Colour: Brown
Particle Size: 95.0% – pass through 140 mesh

CENTRIFUGED FATTY GREY
TYPE 4

Flakes/Lumps

Test: Specification

Origin: Straw Powder
Moisture: 1.00% max
Saponification Value: 78 – 95 mg KOH/g
Acid Value: 2 – 7 mg KOH/g
Melting Range: 80 – 86 °C
Insoluble Impurities: 0.50% max.
Volatile Matter: 1.30% max
Ester Value: 71 – 88 mg KOH/g
Heavy Metals: 20 ppm max
Colour: Dark Brown

“Carnauba wax is of a vegetable origin, natural,
organic and sustainable product.”