Hydrolube® 480

Hydrolube 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. Learn more about Hydrolube »


Provides slip and lubricity when used in fibersizing formulations. This product is APE free.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingslip and lubricity

Physical Properties

AppearanceOff-white, opaque liquid
pH8.5 – 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5% – 40.5%
Recommended pH Range1 – 12
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 200
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Microcrystalline wax emulsion

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Hydrolube® 480

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (HL480)

Aubange, Belgium (HL480.E)