Damar Batu is petrified natural resin of ancient shorean trees. It is much harder than other resins. It has brown and black colors with various sizes (from 1 cm to 20 cm).
It has been preserved and can be found in the ground /earths surface in the jungles of Indonesia.
Analysis Report :
Ash content 4%-5%
Loss on drying 8.82%
Insoluble matter in Toulene 4.365
Soulble matter in Toulene 95.64%
Melting point 170 Degree centigrade
Bulk density 0.4514 g/ml
Damar Batu is applied traditionally by the fishers as wood boat putty by way of mixing with kerosene. It has also been used for incence because it can give pleasant odour when burnt or heated. Nowadays, it is also being used in the manufacture of paints, putty, varnish/shellac.
Main Markets :
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Western European countries.
The kind of grades available are:
* Damar Batu scrapped
* Damar Batu mixed size (also known as Calcutta quality)
* Damar Batu super/big size (also known as Bombay quality)
They are normally packed in double plastic/pp bags of 75-80 kg per bags.
Quantity Per Container :
One twenty-footer container will take about 15 MT.
Price Indication :
To Be Advised.