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The coefficient of friction of ski and surf waxes can be modified with the use of wax additives. From glide waxes to grip waxes, our products can add lubricity, non-slip, durability and moisture resistance.


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    AquaKlean 418

    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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    Fluo 300SM

    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 300SM-50
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    Fluo 300XF

    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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    MicroKlear 418

    Micronized #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

    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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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 418AL-40
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    Micromide 520

    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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    Micromide 520XF

    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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    Microspersion® 1226XF-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered HDPE/ceramic/nanoceramic composite for abrasion resistance and lubricity.

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • HDPE composite reinforced with hard, inert ceramic microspheres and nanoceramic platelets
    • Improved Taber abrasion resistance when compared to PE/PTFE additives
    • Provides slip and lubricity
    • Ideal for can and container coatings; 21CFR 175.300 approved
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
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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® 300SM-50

    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 300SM 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® 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 anti-slip properties
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    Microspersion® 418-40

    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

    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® 520

    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® 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® 611AL-50

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered HDPE/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 composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Composite particle density maximizes efficiency and minimizes settling
    • Extra fine particle size provides excellent gloss retention and film clarity
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    Microspersion® 6515AL-40

    A nonionic water based dispersion of a highly engineered HDPE/amide wax/alumina nanocomposite for maximum scratch, scuff and block resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Convenient, ready-to-use, pourable nonionic wax dispersion
    • Maximum scratch resistance; equal to PE/PTFE additives
    • HDPE/amide wax composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Good abrasion resistance with slip and lubricity
    • Amide wax component provides excellent antiblocking and release properties
    • Ideal for can and container coatings; 21CFR 175.300 approved
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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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    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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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 611AL-50
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    NatureFine R331

    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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    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® 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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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 523
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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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    PolyGlide 1226XF

    A highly engineered HDPE/ceramic/nanoceramic composite for abrasion resistance and lubricity

    Additional Details:
    • HDPE composite reinforced with hard, inert ceramic microspheres and nanoceramic platelets
    • Improved Taber abrasion resistance when compared to PE/PTFE additives
    • Provides slip and lubricity
    • Ideal for can and container coatings; 21CFR 175.300 approved
    • Effective replacement for PTFE additives
    • Compare to (coarser) Polyfluo 900
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 1226XF-50
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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 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
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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 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
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    PropylTex® 270HD

    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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    PropylTex® 325HD

    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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    PropylTex® 325S

    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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    SuperGlide 904

    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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    SuperGlide 904XF

    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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    Superslip™ 6515AL

    A highly engineered HDPE/amide wax/alumina nanocomposite for maximum scratch, scuff and block resistance

    Additional Details:
    • Maximum scratch resistance; equal to PE/PTFE additives
    • HDPE/amide wax composite reinforced with 300 nm aluminum oxide nanoparticles (Mohs Hardness 9)
    • Good abrasion resistance with slip and lubricity
    • Amide wax component provides excellent antiblocking and release properties
    • Ideal for can and container coatings; 21CFR 175.300 approved
    • Compare to Superslip 6515XF
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    This product is also available as a water based wax dispersion - Microspersion 6515AL-40
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    AquaBead® R331E

    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

    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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    Microspersion® 300XF-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
    • Conforms to (EU) 2019/1021 & Stockholm Convention (POP)
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