FAQs

Here we list a few of our most frequently asked questions. If your question does not get answered here please feel free to call us.

 

What is the viscosity of Mineral Oil Light?
Viscosity, 100 °F, ASTM D-445, SUS               65.0~75.0
Viscosity, 40 °C, ASTM D-445, cst                    10.8~13.6

 


What is the viscosity of Mineral Oil Heavy?
Viscosity, 100 °F, ASTM D-445, SUS               370~410
Viscosity, 40 °C, ASTM D-445, cst                    72~79.5

 


What is the viscosity of Mineral Seal Oil?
Viscosity, 100 °F, ASTM D-445, SUS               36~40
Viscosity, 40 °C, ASTM D-445, cst                    3.0~4.0

 


What is the difference between Mineral Oil and Mineral Seal Oil?
Mineral Oil is a white oil – a liquid petroleum derivative
Mineral Seal Oil is a solvent – a petroleum hydrocarbon distillat

 


What is the viscosity of Glycerine?
Viscosity of 96% Material at 40°C is 142 cst

 


What is the mesh size of Charcoal?
CQ uses DARCO 12×40 mesh Activated Carbon.

 


What is the mesh size of Pumice?
CQ uses FFFF grade pumice with these demensions:

  • 325 mesh – PAN
  • .0017 inches
  • 44 microns

100 gram samples are split and screened dry, on Rotap Shacker for 10 minutes, with sleves meeting ASTM E11-61T. Procedure similar to ASTM D392, method A.

 


Does Isopropyl Alcohol meet Federal Specifications?
Yes:

  • Federal Specification TT-I-735 and A and B
  • ASTM Specification D 770
  • This product has a listing under National Sanitation Foundation Standard 61

 


What is the shelf life?
Shelf life varies from product to product. Different environments where chemicals are stored, effects the shelf life as well. A good rule of thumb is 2 years after container is opened. Call if more detailed information is required.

 


Returns?
Due to the nature of our products CQ does not accept returns on any items.

 


Shipping Policies?
All orders under 150 pounds will be shipped via UPS Ground service unless other option is selected.  For orders were express shipping methods are selected and the product cannot be shipped in that manner UPS Ground service will be substituted (i.e. hazardous items cannot be shipped via UPS express service).Hazardous items will incur a $25 UPS Hazardous Materials Surcharge for orders that exceed ORMD status.  Items that can be shipped under ORMD status will not incur this charge unless the ORMD quantity is exceeded.