SPAN 85 - Sorbitan Trioleate


SPAN 85 Characters
Span 85 also known as sorbitan trioleate, is oily liquid with color from amber to brown, the relative density is 102.9 melting point 10-12℃ flash point 210℃ with fatty odor; It is insoluble in water and soluble in hot oil and organic solvent, not dissolves in isopropyl alcohol, four vinyl chloride, xylene, cottonseed oil and mineral oil, is a kind of advanced lipophilic emulsifier.

SPAN 85 Applications
Span85 is used in textile and other industries as emulsifier, stabilizer, thickening agent and wetting agent, as emulsifier in the oil industry, as co-solvent in petroleum products, as antirust agent in antirust oil industry etc.

SPAN 85 Main Specifications
ITEMS Unit Standard
Appearance -- amber to brown oily liquid
Acid value Mg KOH/g ≤15
Saponification value Mg KOH/g 165-185
Hydroxyl value Mg KOH/g 60-80
Moisture % ≤1.5
HLB value -- 1.8
Note: we can amend the specification slightly according to customer demand.