AQUATEX® 200

Medium particle size grade of oxidized polyethylene for adding texture to paints and coatings


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Provides uniform gloss reduction with a smoother surface feel when compared to silica additives
  • Adds a medium texture to the surface
  • Oxidized polyethylene provides lubricity and mar resistance
  • High density polymer provides maximum in-can stability with minimal flotation
  • Ideal for water based systems

COMPOSITION

Oxidized polyethylene

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Water based coatings. Industrial coatings (including plastic, metal, masonry and leather) architectural wall and trim paints; stains, sealers and varnishes; wood coatings; printing inks and OPV's (including flexo and gravure).

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceWhite Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)0.99
Maximum Particle Size (µm)74 (200 mesh)
Mean Particle Size (µm)35.0 - 45.0
Melting Point °C135 - 140
Natural or Naturally DerivedNo

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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