MICROMIDE 520

Micronized fatty amide wax for maximum surface slip, scratch resistance and release properties


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Adds slip, release and lubricity with an excellent surface "feel"
  • High melting point to improve heat and block resistance
  • Lowers COF
  • Reduces dust buildup on sanding belts and increases longevity in sanding sealers

COMPOSITION

Ethylene bis(stearamide) wax (EBS)

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Solvent based and energy curable coatings and inks. Wood coatings; printing inks and OPV's (including flexo and gravure); powder coatings; interior and exterior can and container coatings; powdered metals.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceOff-White Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)0.97
Maximum Particle Size (µm)22
Mean Particle Size (µm)5.0 - 8.0
Melting Point °C141 - 145
Natural or Naturally DerivedYes
NPIRI Grind1.5 - 3.0
This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 520

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Block Resistance
Meat Release
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Mobility
Flow enhancer
Partitioning agent
Anti-Caking
Block Resistance
Dry Flow and Release
Moisture Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Water Resistance
Abrasion Resistance
Anti-block
Matting and Gloss Control
Mold Release
Slip and Lubricity
Water Resistance
Anti-Wear
Drawing
Lubricity
Mold Release
Water Repellency
Anti-Gassing
Slip and Lubricity
Apparent Hardness
Compressibility
Flow Rate
Green Strength
Lubrication
Sintered Density
Abrasion Resistance
Block Resistance
Dustoff Resistance
Lubricity and Flow
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