Hydrolube® 496

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 »


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

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

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

Physical Properties

AppearanceLight yellow emulsion
pH7.0 – 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile28.0% – 31.0%
Recommended pH Range> 5
Brookfield Viscosity Range10 – 2500
Spindle Number4

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

Additional Information

Description: Blend formulated for fibgerglass reinforced polyethylene and polypropylene

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

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® 496

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (HL496)

Aubange, Belgium (HL496.E)