Hydrolube® 496

Brand Family Overview

Hydrolube® fiber lubricants are used to protect glass fiber and other reinforcing fibers during forming, processing and post-processing. Other attribute enhancing properties vary among the product line.

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Designed for fiber sizing applications this lubricant can be used in combination with polypropylene or polyethylene emulsions to improve processibility.


Lubricant for polypropylene and polyethylene

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber SizingPE compatible, PP compatible, slip and lubricity

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceLight yellow emulsion
pH7.0 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile28.0 - 31.0
Recommended pH Range>5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 10 - 2500
Spindle Number4

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (HL496)
AUB (HL496.E)


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.