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S-232 N1

Micronized Wax Alloy

Shamrock's product line of micronized waxes provide rub and abrasion resistance. Included in this line are products that provide gloss, matting, clarity and controlled slip in a range of particle sizes.

Product Description

S-232-N1 is a synthetic and carnauba wax alloy showing melting peaks ranging from 84 – 110°C.


S-232-N1 is recommended for use in water-based inks. S-232-N1 is also recommended for all clear OPV, water-based, solvent-based, and UV coatings at 1-3% of the total formula weight.

Features & Benefits

bullet2.gifAbrasion Resistance
bullet2.gifWet Rub Resistance
bullet2.gifGloss Retention
bullet2.gifSuperior Clarity

Typical Properties

Property Name Value
99% Particle Size18 μm
Hegman Grind6.5 min.
Melting Point232 / 111 °F/°C
NPIRI Grind2.5 max. 
Particle Size Mean Value5 μm
Specific Gravity1.0 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 172.888, 175.105, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, and 178.3720.

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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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