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Wax/PTFE Compound

Shamrock’s CeraSPERSE products are manufactured using a controlled crystallization process that allows the production of 1 micron wax dispersions. These wax compounds have a translucent appearance with a shiny gloss and a creamy feel. In addition to our standard products, Shamrock can develop and produce a wide range of compounds on a make-to-order basis.

Product Description

CeraSPERSE 442DV is a dark colored compound of wax and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in ink oil.


CeraSPERSE 442DV is used in offset inks at a recommended level of 2.0-5.0% of total formula weight. It is recommended for heatset inks.

Features & Benefits

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Typical Properties

Property Name Value
NPIRI Grind2.0 max 

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.

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.

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

Contact Info

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Phone: 973-242-2999
Fax: 973-242-8074

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