MICROKLEAR 418

Micronized #1 prime yellow refined carnauba wax for surface slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Provides surface lubricity and scratch resistance
  • Does not adversely affect clarity or gloss
  • 100% natural and biodegradable
  • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
  • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance

COMPOSITION

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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AppearanceLight Yellow Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)1
Maximum Particle Size (µm)22
Mean Particle Size (µm)6.0 - 8.0
Melting Point °C81 - 86
Natural or Naturally DerivedYes
NPIRI Grind2.0 - 3.5
This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 418-40

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Cleanability
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Resistance to Dirt Pickup
Scratch Resistance
Scuff and Mar Resistance
Water Repellency/Beading
Block Resistance
Gloss Retention
Meat Release
Moisture Resistance
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Mobility
Anti-Caking
Block Resistance
Dry Flow and Release
Moisture Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Water Resistance
Compressability
Granulation Binding
Lubricity and Flow
Reduced Dusting
Abrasion Resistance
Block Resistance
Dustoff Resistance
Lubricity and Flow
Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective