Printing Inks and OPVs

Printed coatings and inks perform most effectively when properly formulated with micronized wax additives that improve slip, rub, scratch, and block resistance. From flexo to gravure to offset, we offer the most comprehensive line of additives for both high and low gloss printed surfaces.


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    AquaBead® 525E

    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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    AquaPoly 215

    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.
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    AquaPoly 250

    A unique micronized polyethylene wax blend for maximum rub and scratch resistance with improved slip in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • A hard, high density modified polyethylene blend
    • Provides outstanding rub, mar and scratch resistance
    • Adds slip properties
    • Imparts antiblocking
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 250-50
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    AquaPolyfluo® 411

    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
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    AquaPolysilk® 19

    A unique micronized polyethylene wax composite for lubricity with abrasion and heat resistance in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • A synergistic blend of waxes including polyethylene, PTFE and amide
    • Provides abrasion and scratch resistance
    • Improves heat resistance
    • Imparts lubricity, tape release and a smooth surface feel after 12 to 24 hours
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 19
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    Aquawax 214VF

    Oxidized Fischer-Tropsch 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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    Fluo 400SM

    A unique emulsion grade PTFE grade consisting of aggregated sub-micron PTFE spheres ideal for thin film coatings and gloss retention

    Additional Details:
    • PTFE clusters can be media milled into individual nanospheres less than 200 nm
    • Superior gloss retention
    • Provides lubricity, rub and abrasion resistance and heat resistance
    • High surface area of dispersed particles allow lower dosages
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 400SM-40
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    Fluo 400XF

    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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    Fluo HT

    Micronized 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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    Fluo HT is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion HT
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    Fluo HTL

    Micronized 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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    MicroKlear 116

    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 418AL

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

    Additional Details:
    • 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
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
    • Composite wax/alumina particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free alumina
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
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    Natural or Naturally Derived
    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 418AL-40
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    MicroMatte® 1213 UVW

    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
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    Microspersion® 1213 UVW

    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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    Microspersion® 150-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a unique, high performance composite of polyethylene and PTFE for surface lubricity with scratch and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • High slip polyethylene provides excellent surface lubricity
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
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    Microspersion® 19

    An anionic water based dispersion of a unique micronized polyethylene wax composite for lubricity with abrasion and heat resistance in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable anionic acrylic-stabilized wax dispersion
    • A synergistic blend of waxes including polyethylene, PTFE and amide
    • Provides abrasion and scratch resistance
    • Improves heat resistance
    • Imparts lubricity, tape release and a smooth surface feel after 12 to 24 hours
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    Microspersion® 190-50

    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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    Microspersion® 215-50

    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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    Microspersion® 230-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of an economical grade of micronized polyethylene wax for abrasion resistance and slip

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts abrasion resistance with some slip
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
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    Microspersion® 250-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized oxidized polyethylene wax for maximum rub and scratch resistance with improved slip in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • A hard, high density modified polyethylene blend
    • Provides outstanding rub, mar and scratch resistance
    • Adds slip properties
    • Imparts antiblocking
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    Microspersion® 31HD-40

    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 non-slip properties
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    Microspersion® 31SA-40

    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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    Microspersion® 400SM-40

    A nonionic water based dispersion of spherical submicron PTFE

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion that adds lubricity, rub and abrasion resistance
    • Fluo 400SM PTFE aggregates are pre-dispersed into submicron nanoparticles
    • Submicron wax particle size provides superior gloss retention
    • High surface area of dispersed nanoparticles allow lower dosages
    • Conforms to (EU) 2017/1000
    • NOTE: This submicron wax dispersion is not freeze-thaw recoverable
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    Microspersion® 400XF-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized PTFE that provides superior lubricity, abrasion and temperature resistance to industrial coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • 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) 2017/1000
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    Microspersion® 411

    An anionic water based dispersion of a unique micronized oxidized polyethylene/PTFE wax composite for improved scuff and mar resistance in aqueous systems

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable anionic acrylic-stabilized 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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    Microspersion® 418AL-40

    A nonionic water based dispersion of nano alumina 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/alumina particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free alumina
    • In seed coatings, improves anti-blocking, flow, and abrasion resistance
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    Microspersion® 523

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a unique extra fine composite of polyethylene and PTFE for superior surface lubricity with scratch and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance
    • High density polyethylene provides improved surface slip
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
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    Microspersion® 523AL-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered HDPE/PTFE/alumina nanocomposite for unsurpassed scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Maximum scratch and abrasion resistance with slip and lubricity
    • HDPE/PTFE composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9.0)
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
    • Composite particle density maximizes efficiency and minimizes settling
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
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    Microspersion® 526E

    An anionic modified polyethylene wax emulsion for improving surface properties in water based coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts slip, scuff and abrasion resistance
    • Improves mar resistance, block resistance and slide angle of water based inks, coatings and overprint varnishes
    • Adds early water resistance
    • Provides optimum surface protection while maintaining excellent gloss and film clarity
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    Microspersion® 611-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a high performance grade of micronized polyethylene wax for inks and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts excellent rub and mar resistance with good surface slip
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Good heat resistance
    • Better resistance to solvent absorption and swelling when compared to Fischer-Tropsch (synthetic) waxes
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    Microspersion® 620VF-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of high performance micronized polyethylene wax which provides a unique combination of surface slip, abrasion/rub resistance, and antiblocking in a wide variety of coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Imparts excellent abrasion, rub and mar resistance with good surface slip
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Adds heat resistance
    • Better resistance to solvent absorption and swelling when compared to Fischer-Tropsch (synthetic) waxes
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    Microspersion® 91E

    A nonionic water based emulsion based on high molecular weight polypropylene

    Additional Details:
    • Formulated with high melting polypropylene copolymer (melting point 157 °C)
    • At higher dosages, imparts non-slip properties to water based floor finishes, printing inks and OPV’s
    • Adds soil release properties
    • Enhances rub resistance
    • Maintains gloss and clarity
    • Combine with a PE emulsion to optimize rub resistance and slide angle
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    Microspersion® 930

    A unique aqueous dispersion of micronized wax and emulsified wax

    Additional Details:
    • Nonionic dispersion of microfine polyethylene component provides rub resistance and hardness
    • Polyethylene emulsion component provides improved gloss retention
    • Especially useful in high gloss water based OPV's
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    Microspersion® HT

    A nonionic water based dispersion of micronized PTFE that provides superior lubricity, abrasion and temperature resistance to industrial coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Provides maximum abrasion and rub resistance
    • Adds slip, lubricity and block resistance
    • Imparts heat resistance
    • Will not yellow in high temperature baking applications
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    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

    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 non-slip properties
    • Freshwater and marine biodegradable to OECD test standards
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    Microspersion® R331-50

    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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    Natural or Naturally Derived
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    MicroTouch 800VF

    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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    MicroTouch 800XF

    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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    MicroTouch 800XXF

    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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    MicroTouch 850XF

    Highly resilient 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
    • Modified to enhance surface slip and lubricity
    • Improves burnish and abrasion resistance
    • Effective gloss reduction
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    MP-22XF

    High performance, versatile grade of micronized Fischer-Tropsch 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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    MPP-230F

    Economical grade of micronized polyethylene wax for abrasion resistance and slip

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts abrasion resistance with some slip
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
    • Suitable for use in powder coatings as a de-gassing additive
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 230-50
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    MPP-611AL

    A highly engineered HDPE/alumina nanocomposite for unsurpassed scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Maximum scratch and scuff resistance with slip and lubricity
    • HDPE composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
    • Composite particle density maximizes efficiency and minimizes settling
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
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    MPP-620VF

    High performance micronized polyethylene wax which provides a unique combination of surface slip, abrasion/rub resistance, and antiblocking in a wide variety of coatings and inks

    Additional Details:
    • Imparts excellent abrasion, rub and mar resistance with good surface slip
    • Provides excellent antiblocking properties
    • Adds heat resistance
    • Better resistance to solvent absorption and swelling when compared to Fischer-Tropsch (synthetic) waxes
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 620-50
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    MPP-635VF

    Micronized high molecular weight polyethylene wax for maximum rub and abrasion resistance in inks and coatings

    Additional Details:
    • Crystalline, high melting point wax provides superior rub and abrasion resistance
    • Imparts excellent antiblocking properties
    • High molecular weight and hardness improves resistance to solvent absorption and swelling
    • Easy to disperse fine powder that can be incorporated with high speed mixing
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    NatureFine H325

    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 302C test standard
    • Improves lubricity, dust-off, and block resistance in seed coatings
    • Effective dry powder binding agent
    • Microplastic alternative
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    Natural or Naturally Derived
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    NatureFine R331

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

    Additional Details:
    • 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
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    Natural or Naturally Derived
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    NatureMatte 31

    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 non-slip properties
    • Freshwater and marine biodegradable to OECD test standards
    • Microplastic alternative
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    Natural or Naturally Derived
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    Polyfluo® 150

    A unique, high performance composite of polyethylene and PTFE for surface lubricity with scratch and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • High performance product for adding slip, scratch and abrasion resistance
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • High slip polyethylene provides excellent surface lubricity
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 150-50
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    Polyfluo® 190

    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
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    Polyfluo® 523AL

    A highly engineered HDPE/PTFE/alumina nanocomposite for unsurpassed scratch and scuff resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Maximum scratch and scuff resistance with slip and lubricity
    • HDPE/PTFE composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Easier-to-disperse nanotechnology in a safe, non-nano powder
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
    • Composite wax/alumina particle is less abrasive on processing equipment compared to free alumina
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    Polyfluo® 523XF

    A unique extra fine, high performance composite of polyethylene and PTFE for superior surface lubricity with scratch and abrasion resistance

    Additional Details:
    • High performance product for adding slip, scratch and abrasion resistance
    • Synergistic wax combination that enhances PTFE mobility to the coating surface
    • PTFE dramatically enhances abrasion resistance
    • High density polyethylene provides improved surface slip
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 523
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    Polysilk® 14

    A complex formulated wax composite that provides a high degree of surface slip, scratch and rub resistance with gloss retention and a silky smooth feel

    Additional Details:
    • Provides a high level of scratch and rub resistance
    • Improves tape release, block resistance, and heat resistance
    • Adds surface slip to impart a silky smooth feel
    • Maximum lubricity achieved after 12 to 24 hours
    • Useful for adding abrasion and antiblock properties to lamination inks at a 0.25-0.5% level
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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    Polysilk® 600

    A formulated wax composite that provides surface slip with scratch and rub resistance, as well as a smooth surface feel

    Additional Details:
    • Provides a high level of scratch and rub resistance
    • Improves tape release, block resistance, and heat resistance
    • Adds surface slip to impart a silky smooth feel
    • Maximum lubricity achieved after 12 to 24 hours
    • 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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    PropylMatte 31

    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 non-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
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    PropylMatte 31HD

    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 non-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
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    PropylMatte 31SA

    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
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