MICROSPERSION® 418-40

A nonionic water based dispersion of natural, biodegradable 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

  • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
  • Provides surface lubricity and scratch resistance
  • Does not adversely affect clarity or gloss
  • 100% natural and biodegradable wax
  • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance

COMPOSITION

Nonionic wax dispersion

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

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

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceTan Liquid
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)1
Dry Wax IDMicroKlear 418
Emulsifier TypeNonionic
Mean Particle Size (µm)6.0 - 8.0 (wax)
Natural or Naturally DerivedNo
NPIRI Grind2.0 - 3.5
pH9.0 - 10.5
Viscosity at 25 °C (cP)500 - 2,500
Wax Solids40%

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
Abrasion Resistance
Block Resistance
Dustoff Resistance
Lubricity and Flow
Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective