CeraSPERSE 87NS is a polymeric compound for non-skid applications.

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Polymeric Compound

Shamrock’s CeraSPERSE products are manufactured using a controlled crystallization process that allows the production of 1 micron wax dispersions. These wax compounds have a translucent appearance with a shiny gloss and a creamy feel. In addition to our standard products, Shamrock can develop and produce a wide range of compounds on a make-to-order basis.

Product Description:

CeraSPERSE 87NS is a polymeric compound for non-skid applications.


CeraSPERSE 87NS is designed to increase slide angle or coefficient of friction (COF) with minimal impact on gloss and clarity. This compound also provides abrasion resistance properties. CeraSPERSE 87NS is recommended for use in UV top coat and polyurethane (oil-based) coatings. In Ink formulations, CeraSPERSE 87NS is recommended for lithographic paste (heatset/sheetfed), and OVP Inks.

Features and Benefits:

High COF
Wet Non-Skid
Rub and Abrasion Resistance
Minimal Impact on Gloss and Clarity

Typical Properties:

Appearance: Soft Transluscent Paste
NPIRI Grind: 2.5 Max
Hegman Grind: 6.5 Max
Weight/Gallon: 7.10-8.10 lbs/gal
% Active Ingredients: 25 +/- 1 %
Carrier: Refined Vegetable Oil

Recommended Level:

% of Total Formula Weight – Inks: 2.0 – 4.0% Coatings: 1.0 – 3.0%

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.

Safety, Shipping and Handling:

For complete safety, shipping and handling information please contact your regional Customer Service Representative, or our Customer Service Team at customerserviceteam@shamrocktechnologies.com. For more information about Shamrock’s other products or capabilities please visit us at our website, ShamrockTechnologies.com.

End Use Applications

Alkyd, Baking, Can, Coatings, Compound, Flooring, Furniture, Industrial, Inks, Offset Inks, Oil Based, Oil OPV, Overprint Varnish, Wood Coating

Features and Benefits

Anti-Blocking, Chemical Resistance, Clarity, Gloss, Mar/Scuff Resistance, Non Skid, Rub Resistance


PE, Vegetable Oil, Wax

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