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Span™ 80

Span 80-NV is a low HLB surfactant, which can be used to form oil-in-water emulsions when used in combination with high HLB surfactants. Span 80 is also used as an SMO based emulsifier for use in the manufacture of highly stable water in oil emulsions.
Span™ 80
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Product details


  • Other


  • Hydraulic fluids - Fire resistant
  • Metalworking and forming - Metalworking fluids
  • Metalworking and forming - Rolling oils
  • Oil production chemicals


  • Esters - Sorbitan ester

Feature and benefits

  • Biodegradable
  • Compliance with local environmental regulations
  • Reduced product maintenance
  • Reduced impact on limited natural resources
  • Use in food manufacturing industry

Physical form

  • Liquid


  • Industrial processes
  • Oilfield


  • Emulsifiers
  • Surfactants
  • Wetting agents


Property Units Value
Acid value mg KOH g⁻¹ Login
Density at 25°C g cm⁻³ Login
Flash point °C Login
HLB value Login
Hydroxyl value mg KOH g⁻¹ Login
Renewable content % 100
Saponification value mg KOH g⁻¹ Login
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