Our Product & Company Capabilities

Robust Technical Resource Base

Shamrock Technologies has a highly technical approach to building its product portfolio and expanding into adjacent markets/applications. From dedicated R&D staff to applications and testing laboratories across its six sites, Shamrock has >10% of its employees dedicated to R&D, technical services, and laboratory/applications testing.

Our in-depth technical knowledge and production experience gives formulators the edge they need. Shamrock serves our customers with extensive application and R&D laboratories, custom production equipment, and industry-experienced professionals. Our chemists, scientists, and engineers are highly trained experts in the major applications and industries and bring valuable first-hand knowledge to customers through our Technical Service Group (TSG). All of our facilities are ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

Powder Technology

Shamrock developed the use of micronized waxes and PTFE in printing ink. Since the early days, we have focused on understanding, developing and controlling the properties of the powders we make. We use the latest technology to measure and control.

  • Particle Size
  • Surface Energy and Porosity
  • Size Distribution
  • Bulk Density
  • Oil Adsorption
  • Powder Flow

Analytical Equipment

  • Perkin Elmer DSC
  • Perkin Elmer or TA TGA
  • Perkin Elmer FTIR
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Gas Chromatography
  • BET

Quality Control Analysis

  • Microtrac and Malvern particle analyzers
  • Karl Fisher moisture analyzer
  • Brookfield rheometers
  • screen analysis machines

Research Equipment

  • Kruss surface tensiometer (surface energy of powders)
  • Freeman powder rheometer (flow properties)
  • Linkam hot stage
  • TA Inst. DHR1 rheometer (grease, general rheometry)
  • Perkin Elmer LC/MS
  • Thermal analysis
  • FTIR spectroscopy
  • Surface energy of powders
  • Rheometry


  • Leitz Orthoplan Pol with camera
  • Leitz Ortholux set up for incident light
  • Leitz Dialux Pol with camera
  • Zeiss stereo binocular with stereo lighting