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Spherical Micronized Wax

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-394-SD4 is a spherical synthetic wax with a DSC melt peak above 110°C and good onset of melting.


S-394-SD4 is recommended for liquid and paste inks. S-394-SD4 is also recommended for use in many types of coating systems including solvent-based, water-based, UV, and powder coatings. S-394-SD4 can be used for both pigmented and clear compositions. S-394-SD4 is recommended at 2-3% of total formula weight for slip and abrasion resistance and 5-10% for matting.

Features & Benefits

bullet2.gifGood Abrasion Resistance
bullet2.gifGood Slip
bullet2.gifAssists in Matting

Typical Properties

Property Name Value
99% Particle Size25 μm
Hegman Grind6.0 min 
Melting Point230/110  °F/°C
NPIRI Grind4.0 max 
Particle Size Mean Value8 μm
Specific Gravity0.95 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 172.275, 172.615, 175.105, 175.125, 175.250, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, 177.1200, and 177.1390.

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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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