Seed Coatings

Seed coatings and seed treatments deliver fungicides, insecticides, and other biological actives that improve seed germination and the health and yield of agricultural crops. Our micronized waxes can provide additional functionalities that enhance flowability, antiblocking and plantability while minimizing seed abrasion and dusting issues.


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    AquaBead® 425E

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    A larger particle size anionic carnauba wax emulsion that provides water beading with weather resistance, slip, block and mar resistance. Also useful in seed coatings.

    Additional Details:
    • Provides excellent block and mar resistance with good slip properties
    • Imparts water beading and soil release
    • Improved water resistance compared to AquaKlean 418
    • Can increase surface gloss
    • Anionic emulsion stabilization contributes to immediate hydrophobicity and excellent water resistance
    • Mean emulsion particle size of approximately 1 µm
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    AquaKlean 418

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    A smaller particle size anionic carnauba wax emulsion that provides water beading with slip, block and mar resistance. Also useful in seed coatings.

    Additional Details:
    • Provides excellent block and mar resistance with good slip properties
    • Imparts water beading and soil release
    • Anionic emulsion stabilization contributes to immediate hydrophobicity
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
    • Formulated for 40CFR Part 180 compliance for both food and non-food use
    • Mean emulsion particle size of approximately 100 nm
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    AquaMatte® 22

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    Ultrafine grade of micronized oxidized polyethylene for gloss reduction of paints and industrial coatings. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings.

    Additional Details:
    • Provides uniform gloss reduction with good clarity and a smoother surface feel when compared to silica additives
    • Tough, high molecular weight polymer imparts burnish and abrasion resistance
    • High density polymer provides maximum in-can stability with minimal flotation in water based systems
    • Ideal for water based systems
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
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    AquaTex® 325

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    Fine particle size grade of oxidized polyethylene for reducing gloss and adding surface texture

    Additional Details:
    • Provides uniform gloss reduction with a smoother surface feel when compared to silica additives
    • Adds a mild texture to the surface
    • Oxidized polyethylene provides lubricity and mar resistance
    • High density polymer provides maximum in-can stability with minimal flotation
    • Ideal for water based systems
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    Aquawax 214

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    Oxidized synthetic wax for rub resistance and improved surface slip

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity
    • Lowers COF
    • Improves rub resistance
    • Economical alternative to polyethylene waxes
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 214-50

    Aquawax 214VF

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    Oxidized synthetic wax for rub resistance and improved surface slip

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity
    • Lowers COF
    • Improves rub resistance
    • Economical alternative to polyethylene waxes
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    MicroKlear 116

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    A micronized composite of polyethylene and carnauba wax for surface slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful in seed coatings.

    Additional Details:
    • Provides an excellent combination of slip, abrasion resistance, and scratch resistance
    • Ideal for applications where excellent gloss and clarity are required
    • In coil coatings, provides maximum slip for forming and fabrication of finished coil
    • Reduces coil coating surface haze post-bake and water quench
    • Provides excellent slip, scratch resistance and food release properties in metal packaging coatings
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    MicroKlear 295

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    A micronized composite of polyethylene and carnauba wax for slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides an excellent combination of slip, abrasion resistance, and scratch resistance
    • Ideal for applications where high gloss and clarity are required
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 295-40
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    MicroKlear 418

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    Micronized T-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

    Additional Details:
    • 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
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 418-40
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    MicroKlear 418AL

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    Aluminum oxide modified carnauba wax for maximum scratch resistance with surface slip, clarity and gloss retention. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Carnauba wax composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Provides maximum scratch resistance with surface lubricity
    • Does not adversely affect clarity or gloss
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
    • Composite wax/aluminum oxide particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free aluminum oxide
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 418AL-40
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    MicroKlear 418OR

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    Micronized organic Copernicia cerifera (Carnauba) wax for use as an additive in seed coatings and organic agricultural products

    Additional Details:
    • Provides surface lubricity and abrasion resistance to minimize dust formation
    • Improves flow and minimizes anti-blocking
    • 100% natural and biodegradable
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Select MicroKlear 418 if organic certification is not required
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    Micromide 520

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

    Additional Details:
    • 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
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 520
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    Microspersion® 214-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized oxidized synthetic wax for rub resistance and improved surface slip

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity
    • Lowers COF
    • Improves rub resistance
    • Economical alternative to polyethylene waxes
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    Microspersion® 214VF-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized oxidized synthetic wax for rub resistance and improved surface slip

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity
    • Lowers COF
    • Improves rub resistance
    • Economical alternative to polyethylene waxes
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    Microspersion® 22-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance in a wide variety and paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Gives long-lasting water beading and weather resistance to exterior alkyd-based stains
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    Microspersion® 295-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a micronized blend of polyethylene and carnauba wax for slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful in seed coatings.

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Provides an excellent combination of slip, abrasion resistance, and scratch resistance
    • Ideal for applications where high gloss and clarity are required
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
    • Formulated for 40CFR Part 180 compliance for both food and non-food use
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    Microspersion® 418-40

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    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.

    Additional Details:
    • 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
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    Microspersion® 418AL-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of aluminum oxide modified carnauba wax for maximum scratch resistance with surface slip, clarity and gloss retention. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Natural carnauba wax composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Provides maximum scratch resistance with surface lubricity
    • Does not adversely affect clarity or gloss
    • Composite wax/aluminum oxide particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free aluminum oxide
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
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    Microspersion® 520

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    An anionic water based dispersion of EBS for maximum surface slip, scratch resistance and release properties

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable anionic wax dispersion
    • 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
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    Microspersion® NM31-35

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

    Additional Details:
    • 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 anti-slip properties
    • Freshwater and marine biodegradable to OECD test standards
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    Microspersion® R331-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of finely micronized rice bran wax for use in industrial coatings and agrochemical products

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • 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
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    MP-22

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    High performance, versatile grade of micronized synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance in a wide variety and paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Gives long-lasting water beading and weather resistance to exterior alkyd-based stains
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 22-50
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    MP-22C

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    Spherical grade of synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Processed to an extremely fine and narrow particle size distribution
    • Excellent gloss retention
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
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    MP-22XF

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    High performance, versatile grade of micronized synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance in a wide variety and paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Gives long-lasting water beading and weather resistance to exterior alkyd-based stains
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
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    MP-28C

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    Spherical higher molecular weight grade of synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Processed to a fine and narrow particle size distribution
    • Excellent gloss retention
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
    • Not a microplastic per ECHA definitions
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    MP-28XF

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    Higher molecular weight grade of synthetic wax for improved slip, scratch and rub resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts a high degree of lubricity and slip with rub and mar resistance
    • Processed to a fine and narrow particle size distribution
    • Excellent gloss retention
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
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    NatureFine H325

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    Finely micronized hydrogenated castor oil for use in industrial coatings and agrochemical products

    Additional Details:
    • Naturally derived wax
    • Adds slip, lubricity and rub resistance to industrial and graphic arts coatings
    • Biodegradable to OECD 301 test standard
    • Adds hydroxyl functionality (>155)
    • Provides anticaking, dry flow and release to fertilizer products
    • Made exclusively with SuCCESS™ sustainable castor oil
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    NatureFine R331

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

    Additional Details:
    • Natural food grade wax conforming to 21CFR 172.890
    • 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
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion R331-50
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    NatureMatte® 31

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    Finely micronized natural, biodegradable PHBV for efficient matting and burnish resistance in paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Natural biofermentation powder
    • Tough, high molecular weight biopolymer provides efficient gloss reduction
    • Improved burnish resistance, better than many synthetic additives
    • Imparts anti-slip properties
    • Freshwater and marine biodegradable to OECD test standards
    • Microplastic alternative
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion NM31-35
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    AquaBead® R331E

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    A high solids nonionic rice bran wax emulsion providing water repellency and lubricity with excellent rub and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Based on natural, biodegradable, sustainable and upcycled rice bran wax
    • Adds slip and rub resistance to high gloss inks and coatings
    • Excellent abrasion resistance
    • Outstanding water repellency/beading properties superior to paraffin emulsions
    • Developed for broad compliance in food packaging and agrochemicals
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    Fluo 500

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    Micronized high quality virgin PTFE that provides superior lubricity, abrasion and temperature resistance to industrial coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Provides maximum abrasion and rub resistance
    • Adds slip, lubricity and block resistance
    • Imparts heat resistance
    • Will not yellow in high temperature baking applications
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    NatureTex® 140

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    Micronized naturally derived cellulose acetate for reducing gloss and adding consistent surface texture and structure to a wide variety of paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Adds mild to moderate texture effects to the coating surface
    • Naturally derived and biodegradable in both freshwater and marine environments
    • High melting point
    • Hydroxyl functionality (OH value 116)
    • Microplastic alternative
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    NatureTex® 270

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    Micronized naturally derived cellulose acetate for reducing gloss and adding consistent surface texture and structure to a wide variety of paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Adds mild to moderate texture effects to the coating surface
    • Naturally derived and biodegradable in both freshwater and marine environments
    • High melting point
    • Hydroxyl functionality (OH value 116)
    • Microplastic alternative
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    NatureTex® 200

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    Micronized naturally derived cellulose acetate for reducing gloss and adding consistent surface texture and structure to a wide variety of paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Adds mild to moderate texture effects to the coating surface
    • Naturally derived and biodegradable in both freshwater and marine environments
    • High melting point
    • Hydroxyl functionality (OH value 116)
    • Microplastic alternative
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    NatureTex® 325

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    Micronized naturally derived cellulose acetate for reducing gloss and adding consistent surface texture and structure to a wide variety of paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Adds mild to moderate texture effects to the coating surface
    • Naturally derived and biodegradable in both freshwater and marine environments
    • High melting point
    • Hydroxyl functionality (OH value 116)
    • Microplastic alternative
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    MP-28AL

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    A value engineered synthetic wax/aluminum oxide nanocomposite for scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Improves scratch, scuff and mar resistance
    • Adds surface slip and lubricity
    • Excellent gloss retention
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
    • Not a microplastic per ECHA definitions
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    NatureMatte® C44

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    Fine cellulose powder for superior gloss reduction with excellent viscosity stability

    Additional Details:
    • Highly effective matting additive capable of achieving single digit gloss (60°)
    • Superior in-can stability with no impact on rheology
    • Biodegradable
    • Natural, sustainable, and renewable
    • Microplastic alternative
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    MicroKlear 438

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    Micronized T-3 refined carnauba wax for surface slip and scratch resistance with excellent clarity and gloss retention. Also useful as an additive in seed coatings

    Additional Details:
    • 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
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    Microspersion® 28AL-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a value engineered synthetic wax/aluminum oxide nanocomposite for scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Improves scratch, scuff and mar resistance
    • Adds surface slip and lubricity
    • Excellent gloss retention
    • Biodegradable to OECD 302C test standard
    • Not a microplastic per ECHA definitions
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