AQUAPOLYSILK® 19

A unique micronized polyethylene wax composite for lubricity with abrasion and heat resistance in aqueous systems


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • A synergistic blend of waxes including polyethylene, PTFE and amide
  • Provides abrasion and scratch resistance
  • Improves heat resistance
  • Imparts lubricity, tape release and a smooth surface feel after 12 to 24 hours
  • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)

COMPOSITION

Modified oxidized polyethylene/PTFE

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Water based coatings. Industrial coatings (including plastic, metal and leather); wood coatings; printing inks and OPV's (including flexo and gravure); coil coatings; soft touch coatings.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceOff-White Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)1.02
Maximum Particle Size (µm)31
Mean Particle Size (µm)9.0 - 11.0
Melting Point °C102 - 118
Natural or Naturally DerivedNo
NPIRI Grind3.5 - 4.5
This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 19

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Heat Resistance
In-Can Stability
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Cleanability
In-Can Stability
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Soft Touch
Block Resistance
Rub Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Soft Touch/Silky Feel
Tape Release
Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective