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Neptune 1-N5

Hydrophilic Synthetic Wax Powder (Previously S-368-N5T)

Powders can be made wettable with wetting agents. The Neptune products are composed of hydrophilized synthetic waxes, thus making them excellent for polar systems.

Product Description

S-368-N5T is a stable water dispersible grade of synthetic wax showing melting peaks ranging from 93 – 106°C.


Neptune 1-N5 is used in water-based inks and coatings.  Neptune 1-N5 is used in both air dry and baked coatings. For ink formulations, Neptune 1-N5 is recommened for 1-2% of total formula weight. In coatings, this product is recommened at 1-3%.

Features & Benefits

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Typical Properties

Property Name Value
99% Particle Size30 μm
Hegman Grind4.0 min. 
NPIRI Grind5.0 max 
Particle Size Mean Value10 μm
Specific Gravity0.93 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 CFR 21 176.170 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.

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Contact Info

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

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