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NonSKID 5389

Wax Powder

Shamrock’s NonSKID micropowders provide resistance to sliding forces.

Product Description

NonSKID 5389 is a micronized, modified polypropylene wax.


NonSKID 5389 is used in air dry, baked, and radiation coatings for aqueous, solvent, UV, and powder systems at 3-5% of total formula weight. NonSKID 5389 is designed to impart non-skid properties in overprint varnishes. NonSKID 5389 is non-abrasive and will deform under extreme pressure to give some measure of rub resistance.

Features & Benefits

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Typical Properties

Property Name Value
99% Particle Size30 μm
Hegman Grind6.5 min 
Melting Point293/145 °F/°C
NPIRI Grind6.5 max 
Particle Size Mean Value10 μm
Specific Gravity0.90 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 175.105, 175.125, 175.300, 175.320, 177.1520, 177.2600 and 178.3570.

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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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Phone: 973-242-2999
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