MICROSPERSION® NM31-35

A nonionic water based dispersion of finely micronized natural, biodegradable PHBV for efficient matting and burnish resistance in paints, coatings and inks


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
  • Natural biofermentation powder
  • Tough, high molecular weight biopolymer provides efficient gloss reduction
  • Improved burnish resistance, better than many synthetic additives
  • Imparts non-slip properties
  • Freshwater and marine biodegradable to OECD test standards

COMPOSITION

Nonionic wax dispersion

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Water based coatings. Industrial coatings (including plastic, metal 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 Liquid
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)1.07
Dry Wax IDNatureMatte 31
Emulsifier TypeNonionic
Mean Particle Size (µm)7.5 - 10.5 (wax)
Natural or Naturally DerivedYes
NPIRI Grind4.5 - 6.5
pH6.0 - 7.5
Viscosity at 25 °C (cP)2,500 - 4,000
Wax Solids35%

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Cleanability
In-Can Stability
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Matting and Gloss Control
Non-Skid
Resistance to Dirt Pick Up
Block Resistance
In-Can Stability
Matting and Gloss Control
Non-Skid
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Scuff and Heel Mark Resistance
Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
In-Can Stability
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Soft Touch
Matting and Gloss Control
Rub Resistance
Soft Touch/Silky Feel
Abrasion Resistance
Block Resistance
Dustoff Resistance
Lubricity and Flow
Burnish Resistance
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Mar Resistance
Soft Touch
Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective