MICROKLEAR 116

A micronized composite of polyethylene and carnauba wax for surface slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful in seed coatings.


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Provides an excellent combination of slip, abrasion resistance, and scratch resistance
  • Ideal for applications where excellent gloss and clarity are required
  • In coil coatings, provides maximum slip for forming and fabrication of finished coil
  • Reduces coil coating surface haze post-bake and water quench
  • Provides excellent slip, scratch resistance and food release properties in metal packaging coatings

COMPOSITION

Polyethylene/carnauba wax

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Water based, solvent based and energy curable coatings and inks. Industrial coatings (including plastic, metal and leather); wood coatings; printing inks and OPV's (including flexo and gravure); interior and exterior can and container coatings; coil coatings; seed coatings.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceTan Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)0.98
Maximum Particle Size (µm)15.56
Mean Particle Size (µm)4.0 - 5.25
Melting Point °C107 - 113
Natural or Naturally DerivedNo
NPIRI Grind1.5 - 2.5

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Meat Release
Moisture Resistance
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Mobility
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Clarity
Gloss Retention
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Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective