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Hydropel QB

Wax Powder

Hydropel wax powders are formulated to provide water repellency on the surface of coatings.

Product Description

Hydropel QB is a blend of paraffin and synthetic wax showing melting peaks ranging from 50 – 105°C.


Hydropel QB is recommended for aqueous coating systems. Hydropel QB is recommended in finishes for wood, concrete, industrial, decorative and any applications that require hydrophobicity and water beading. Due to its ability to repel water, Hydropel QB is also recommended in sealants and gaskets applications.

Features & Benefits

bullet2.gifWater Repellency

Typical Properties

Property Name Value
Hegman Grind5.5 min 
Melting Point149/65 °F/°C
Particle Size Mean Value9 μm
Specific Gravity0.88 g/cm3

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 172.615, 175.105, 175.250, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, 177.1200, and 177.1390.

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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Contact Info

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

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