Architectural Paints and Finishes

The performance demands of today’s modern interior and exterior architectural coatings can be achieved with a wax additive that provides effective gloss control, enhanced burnish resistance, improved soil release, and superior in-can stability. Micro Powders’ products can enhance these properties while also improving water repellency, scratch resistance and imparting texture and haptic effects.


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    AquaBead® 519

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    A specially formulated wax composite that provides immediate water repellency and weather resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts immediate water beading
    • Provides long-lasting water repellency
    • Contains lower molecular weight polymers for faster water beading in water based and solvent based penetrating stains
    • Combine with silica to improve weather resistance
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 519
    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    AquaBead® 525E

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    An anionic paraffin/carnauba wax emulsion ideal for water repellency and weather/moisture resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Provides excellent initial water beading and long term water repellency
    • Imparts weather and moisture resistance
    • Gives surface slip and antiblocking properties
    • Wax emulsion particle does not reduce gloss or clarity
    • Anionic emulsion stabilization contributes to immediate hydrophobicity
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    Features: Cleanability Film Clarity Gloss Retention Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    AquaKlean 403

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    An anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion ideal for cleanability and water repellency in architectural coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides excellent initial water beading and long term water repellency
    • Imparts soil release for improved cleanability
    • Imparts slip, antiblocking, scratch and abrasion resistance
    • Wax emulsion particle does not reduce gloss or clarity
    • Anionic emulsion stabilization contributes to immediate hydrophobicity
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Gloss Retention Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    AquaPoly 215

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    Micronized oxidized polyethylene for rub resistance and slip in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • Provides good rub and mar resistance
    • Improves slip properties
    • Imparts antiblocking
    • Economical
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    AquaPoly 215 is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 215-50.
    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    AquaPolyfluo® 411

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    A unique micronized oxidized polyethylene/PTFE wax composite for improved scuff and mar resistance in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • A synergistic blend of high molecular weight waxes including polyethylene and PTFE
    • Provides optimum levels of scuff and mar resistance along with excellent slip and mobility
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated into aqueous paints, inks and coatings with high speed mixing
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 411
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    MicroMatte® 1213 UVW

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    A modified polypropylene wax densified with silica for consistent gloss control with clarity and stability in water based and UV/EB coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Effective gloss control with good in-can stability
    • Adds slip with scratch and mar resistance
    • Nonabrasive wax technology imparts a smoother surface feel vs. silica-based additives
    • Provides burnish and blocking resistance
    • Improved film clarity vs. MicroMatte 1011 UVW
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 1213 UVW
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    Micropro 400

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    Modified high melt point hybrid polypropylene wax for consistent gloss control with surface slip, mar and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Improves mar, scratch and metal marking resistance
    • Effective gloss control agent with good burnish resistance in low or medium gloss finishes
    • Provides antiblocking properties
    • Low density will keep silica matting additives in suspension
    • Easy to disperse in both polar and non-polar systems
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    Microspersion® 1213 UVW

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    A water based anionic dispersion of modified polypropylene wax, densified with silica for consistent gloss control with clarity and stability in water based and UV/EB coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable anionic acrylic-stabilized wax dispersion
    • Effective gloss control with good in-can stability
    • Adds slip with scratch and mar resistance
    • Nonabrasive wax technology imparts a smoother surface feel vs. silica-based additives
    • Provides burnish and blocking resistance
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    Microspersion® 123AL-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered LDPE/aluminum oxide nanocomposite for unsurpassed scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Maximum scratch and abrasion resistance for anti-slip surfaces
    • LDPE composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Does not lower COF like high density polyethylene grades
    • Composite wax/aluminum oxide particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free aluminum oxide
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Heel Mark Resistance Non-Skid Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    Microspersion® 190-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a unique, high performance composite of low density polyethylene and PTFE for maximum abrasion and burnish resistance with superior surface durability

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • High performance product for improving surface abrasion resistance and film toughness
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance, antiblocking and film hardness
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Heel Mark Resistance Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    Microspersion® 215-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of oxidized polyethylene for rub resistance and improved surface slip

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Provides good rub and mar resistance
    • Improves slip properties
    • Imparts antiblocking
    • Economical
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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    Microspersion® 31HD-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of finely micronized densified polypropylene for consistent matting and gloss control with superior in-can stability in water based paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Efficient gloss reduction from satin to matte finish
    • Improves burnish resistance vs. silica mattifiers
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in most water based systems
    • Imparts anti-slip properties
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Soft TouchShow All Features

    Microspersion® 31SA-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a finely micronized polypropylene/PTFE composite for consistent matting and gloss control with surface slip, abrasion and burnish resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Efficient gloss reduction from satin to matte finish
    • Polypropylene improves burnish resistance vs. inorganic flattening agents
    • PTFE provides additional abrasion resistance, enhanced lubricity and surface slip
    • Density optimized for maximum stability in water based and energy curable systems
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Soft TouchShow All Features

    Microspersion® 411-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a micronized oxidized polyethylene/PTFE wax blend for improved scuff and mar resistance in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • A synergistic blend of high molecular weight waxes including polyethylene and PTFE
    • Provides optimum levels of scuff and mar resistance along with excellent slip and mobility
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    Microspersion® 900-50

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a unique ceramic fortified composite of low density polyethylene and PTFE for maximum abrasion and burnish resistance, surface durability and antiblocking

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • High performance product for maximizing surface abrasion resistance (Taber) and film toughness
    • Fortified with hard, inert, semi-transparent spherical ceramic for maximum abrasion resistance
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • PTFE enhances abrasion resistance, antiblocking and film hardness
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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Resistance to Dirt Pick UpShow All Features

    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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    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    MicroTouch 800VF

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    Highly resilient spherical polyurethane beads that can modify the tactile properties of formulated coatings and inks while improving burnish, scratch and mar resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Virtually indestructible elastic particles that distort when disturbed by a physical force and then return to their original spherical shape when the force is removed
    • Provide different tactile effects ranging from satiny smooth to rubbery to leathery in properly formulated coatings
    • Different particle sizes available to create a unique surface "touch"
    • Improves burnish and abrasion resistance
    • Effective gloss reduction
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Film Clarity In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft TouchShow All Features

    MicroTouch 800XF

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    Highly resilient spherical polyurethane beads that can modify the tactile properties of formulated coatings and inks while improving burnish, scratch and mar resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Virtually indestructible elastic particles that distort when disturbed by a physical force and then return to their original spherical shape when the force is removed
    • Provide different tactile effects ranging from satiny smooth to rubbery to leathery in properly formulated coatings
    • Different particle sizes available to create a unique surface "touch"
    • Improves burnish and abrasion resistance
    • Effective gloss reduction
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Film Clarity Gloss Retention In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft TouchShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar Resistance Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    MPP-123AL

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    A highly engineered LDPE/aluminum oxide nanocomposite for unsurpassed scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Maximum scratch and scuff resistance for anti-slip surfaces
    • LDPE composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Does not lower COF like high density polyethylene grades
    • 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 123AL-40
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Heel Mark Resistance Non-Skid Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    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
    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    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
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Resistance to Dirt Pick UpShow All Features

    Polyfluo® 190

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    A unique, high performance composite of low density polyethylene and PTFE for maximum abrasion and burnish resistance with superior surface durability

    Additional Details:
    • High performance product for improving surface abrasion resistance and film toughness
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance, antiblocking and film hardness
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 190-50
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Heel Mark Resistance Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    Polyfluo® 900

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    A unique ceramic fortified composite of low density polyethylene and PTFE for maximum abrasion and burnish resistance, surface durability and antiblocking

    Additional Details:
    • High performance product for maximizing surface abrasion resistance (Taber) and film toughness
    • Fortified with hard, inert, semi-transparent spherical ceramic for maximum abrasion resistance
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • PTFE enhances abrasion resistance, antiblocking and film hardness
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 900-50
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    PropylMatte 31

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    Finely micronized polypropylene for efficient matting and gloss control in paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Provides consistent gloss reduction with no effect on coating viscosity
    • Tough, high molecular weight polymer imparts burnish and abrasion resistance
    • Imparts anti-slip properties
    • Density (0.89) ideal for solvent based systems
    • For more efficient matting with a fine microtexture, try PropylTex 325S/270S
    • Adds texture in low bake (Low E) powder coatings
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 31-35
    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Soft TouchShow All Features

    PropylMatte 31HD

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    Finely micronized densified polypropylene for consistent matting and gloss control with superior in-can stability in water based paints, coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Efficient gloss reduction from satin to matte finish
    • Improves burnish resistance vs. silica mattifiers
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in most water based systems
    • Imparts anti-slip properties
    • For more efficient matting with a fine microtexture, try PropylTex 325HD/270HD
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 31HD-40
    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Soft TouchShow All Features

    PropylMatte 31SA

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    Finely micronized PTFE modified polypropylene for consistent matting and gloss control with surface slip, abrasion and burnish resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Efficient gloss reduction from satin to matte finish
    • Polypropylene improves burnish resistance vs. inorganic flattening agents
    • PTFE provides additional abrasion resistance, enhanced lubricity and surface slip
    • Density optimized for maximum stability in water based and energy curable systems
    • Adds texture in low bake (Low E) powder coatings
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 31SA-40
    Features: Burnish Resistance Cleanability In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Soft TouchShow All Features

    PropylTex® 230HD

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    Medium particle size grade of densified micronized polypropylene for adding consistent surface texture and structure with excellent in-can stability in water based paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in water based systems
    • Adds a mild to medium texture to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft Touch TextureShow All Features

    PropylTex® 270HD

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    Fine particle size grade of densified micronized polypropylene for adding consistent surface texture and structure with excellent in-can stability in water based paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in water based systems
    • Adds a mild texture to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft Touch TextureShow All Features

    PropylTex® 270S

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    Micronized polypropylene 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 a mild texture effect to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
    • Narrow cut mean particle size grades available for maximum texture control
    • Adds texture in low bake (Low E) powder coatings
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft Touch TextureShow All Features

    PropylTex® 325HD

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    Fine particle size grade of densified micronized polypropylene for adding consistent surface texture and structure with excellent in-can stability in water based paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in water based systems
    • Adds a mild texture to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft Touch TextureShow All Features

    PropylTex® 325S

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    Micronized polypropylene 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 a mild texture effect to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
    • Narrow cut mean particle size grade available for maximum texture control
    • For a finer texture, try PropylMatte 31
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    Features: Burnish Resistance Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Soft Touch TextureShow All Features

    PropylTex® 50

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    Extra coarse particle size grades of micronized polypropylene for adding texture, structure and anti-slip properties to a wide variety of paints and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Provides a consistent coarse textured coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good film durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
    • Easy to disperse powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
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    Features: Non-Skid TextureShow All Features

    SuperGlide 904

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    A unique combination of amide wax and synthetic wax that provides slip, scratch and block resistance with a very smooth surface feel

    Additional Details:
    • EBS provides maximum surface lubricity and block resistance without the use of PTFE
    • Provides scratch and mar resistance
    • Imparts a smooth surface "feel"
    • Provides uniform gloss control at higher dosage levels
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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Soft TouchShow All Features

    Synfluo 172VF

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    A combination of micronized synthetic wax and PTFE for surface lubricity and scratch resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Synthetic wax provides slip, scratch and rub resistance
    • PTFE provides lubricity, abrasion resistance and antiblocking
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Gloss Retention Heel Mark Resistance Lubricity and Smooth Feel Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar Resistance Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    MicroTouch 875XF

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    Naturally derived modified spherical polyurethane beads that can modify the tactile properties of formulated coatings and inks while improving burnish, scratch and mar resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Virtually indestructible elastic particles that distort when disturbed by a physical force and then return to their original spherical shape when the force is removed
    • Provide different tactile effects ranging from satiny smooth to rubbery to leathery in properly formulated coatings
    • Naturally derived; Renewable Carbon Index (RCI) >61%
    • Modified to enhance surface slip and lubricity
    • Improves burnish and abrasion resistance
    • Effective gloss reduction
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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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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Non-Skid Scratch and Mar Resistance TextureShow All Features

    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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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Scratch and Mar Resistance TextureShow All Features

    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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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Non-Skid Scratch and Mar Resistance TextureShow All Features

    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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    Features: Burnish Resistance In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss Control Scratch and Mar Resistance TextureShow All Features

    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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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar Resistance Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features

    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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    Features: In-Can Stability Lubricity and Smooth Feel Matting and Gloss ControlShow All Features

    PolyTuf® 1229

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    A highly engineered LDPE/ceramic/nanoceramic composite for abrasion resistance and surface durability

    Additional Details:
    • High performance additive for maximizing surface abrasion resistance (Taber) and film toughness
    • Fortified with two types of hard, inert ceramic particles
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • Ideal for walking surfaces
    • PTFE-free alternative to Polyfluo 900
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 1229-40
    Features: Block Resistance Burnish Resistance Cleanability Heel Mark Resistance In-Can Stability Resistance to Dirt Pick Up Scratch and Mar ResistanceShow All Features

    PropylTex® 270-18523HD

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    Fine particle size grade of densified micronized polypropylene for adding consistent surface texture and structure with excellent in-can stability in water based paints and coatings

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    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Particle density optimized to essentially eliminate flotation or settling in water based systems
    • Adds a mild texture to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
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    PropylTex® 270S-16520

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    Micronized polypropylene for reducing gloss and adding consistent surface texture and structure to a wide variety of paints and coatings

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    • Provides gloss reduction with improved burnish resistance vs. silica
    • Adds a mild texture effect to the coating surface
    • Tough, high molecular weight polypropylene gives good durability
    • Does not lower COF; ideal for anti-skid surfaces
    • Narrow cut mean particle size grades available for maximum texture control
    • Adds texture in low bake (Low E) powder coatings
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    Microspersion® 1229-40

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    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered LDPE/ceramic/nanoceramic composite for abrasion resistance and surface durability

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • High performance additive for maximizing surface abrasion resistance (Taber) and film toughness
    • Fortified with two types of hard, inert ceramic particles
    • Low density polyethylene provides superior surface toughness, durability and mar resistance
    • Ideal for walking surfaces
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
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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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    Features: Block Resistance Cleanability Film Clarity Lubricity and Smooth Feel Scratch and Mar Resistance Water Repellency/BeadingShow All Features