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AquaFLON® 797

PTFE/Wax Aqueous Dispersion

The AquaFLON® product line is comprised of aqueous dispersions of PTFE or PTFE with wax. These products are designed for stability, pourability and easy incorporation into water based systems. They are used as additives to provide slip and abrasion resistance.

Product Description

AquaFLON® 797 is a non-ionic aqueous dispersion of synthetic wax and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).


AquaFLON® 797 is recommended for flexographic and gravure water-based inks. This product is also used in a wide variety of industrial coatings, wood finishes, and composite treatments at 1-5% of active solids to the total formula weight.

Features & Benefits

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Typical Properties

Property Name Value
% Non-Volatile42 - 48 %
AppearanceWhite Liquid
Hegman Grind6.5 min 
NPIRI Grind4.0 max 
pH6 - 9
Viscosity2,000 - 5,000 CPS
Weight/Gallon8.1 - 9.1 lbs/gal

Regulatory Status

The components of this product are listed on multiple chemical inventories. For specific information on the applicable chemical inventories, please refer to the product SDS. This product meets the requirements of 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300, 176.170, and 176.180.

Safety, Shipping & Handling

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About Us

Shamrock pioneered the development of PTFE and wax additives in the 1970s, first for inks and coatings, and later for a wide range of applications including lubricants, personal care products, polymer additives, and many more.

Service First & Foremost

Top-notch customer service is our bottom line, and a key driver behind Shamrock's significant commitment to research and development.

Contact Info

Address: Foot of Pacific Street, Newark, NJ 07114
Phone: 973-242-2999
Fax: 973-242-8074

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