Accession Number : ADD012859

Title :   Underwater Formulation and Method for Cleaning and Waxing Simultaneously.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Supcoe,Robert F ; Singerman,Harold H ; Whitacre,Jack E

Report Date : 23 Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 5

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 g/cc (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.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *UNDERWATER, *POLYMERS, *COATINGS, *WAXES, ACIDS, SOFTENING POINTS, VISCOSITY, SURFACES, UNDERWATER, FORMULATIONS

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE