Accession Number:

ADD012859

Title:

Underwater Formulation and Method for Cleaning and Waxing Simultaneously.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1986-12-23

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This patent discusses a wax coating composition capable of underwater application to submerged surfaces consisting of a mixture of from about 3.5 to about 6.0 of a polyethylene homopolymer having a softening point at 85 C. ASTM E28, a hardness of 90 ASTM D5, a density of 0.88 gcc ASTM D1505, a viscosity of 40 cps at 140 C. Brookfield, and an acid number of mil mg.kOH gram of about 27 to about 31 of a mixture of Chlorowaxes selected from the group consisting of Chlorowax 70L, Chlorowax 40, Chlorowax 500, Chlorowax 100, and Indramic 30 Laminating wax of about 3.5 to about 6.0 UPS white mineral oil of about 18.0 to about 20.0 Nopcocide N96 of about 40.5 to about 42.5 UPS petrolatum and of about 0.6 to about 1.05 Autofast Black 104 in xylene.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE