NATUREFINE R331

Finely micronized rice bran wax for use in industrial coatings and agrochemical products


FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Natural wax
  • Excellent burnish and abrasion resistance compared to synthetic wax additives
  • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
  • Improves lubricity, dust-off, and block resistance in seed coatings
  • Effective dry powder binding agent
  • Microplastic alternative

COMPOSITION

Rice bran wax

SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Seed coatings and other agricultural products. Granulation aid. High biocontent coatings. Water based, solvent based and energy curable coatings and inks. Industrial coatings (including plastic and metal); stains, sealers and varnishes; wood coatings; printing inks and OPV's (including flexo and gravure); powder coatings interior and exterior can and container coatings; coil coatings.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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AppearanceWhite Powder
Density at 25 °C (g/cc)0.96
Maximum Particle Size (µm)31
Mean Particle Size (µm)6.0 - 10.0
Melting Point °C77 - 82
Natural or Naturally DerivedYes
NPIRI Grind4.0 - 6.0

FEATURED PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES

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Burnish Resistance
Cleanability
Matting and Gloss Control
Resistance to Dirt Pick Up
Scratch and Mar Resistance
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Scratch Resistance
Scuff and Mar Resistance
Water Repellency/Beading
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Mobility
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Mobility
Anti-Caking
Block Resistance
Dry Flow and Release
Moisture Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Water Resistance
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Compressability
Granulation Binding
Lubricity and Flow
Oil Absorption
Reduced Dusting
Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Matting and Gloss Control
Scratch and Abrasion Resistance
Anti-Wear
Extreme Pressure/ Antiscuff
Lubricity
Water Repellency
Apparent Hardness
Compressibility
Flow Rate
Green Strength
Lubrication
Sintered Density
Block Resistance
Matting and Gloss Control
Rub Resistance
Slip and Lubricity
Abrasion Resistance
Block Resistance
Dustoff Resistance
Lubricity and Flow
Block Resistance
Burnish Resistance
Lubricity and Smooth Feel
Matting and Gloss Control
Key: Effective     Very Effective     Extremely Effective