Hydrocer 257 is a stable, non-ionic aqueous synthetic wax dispersion.

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Hydrocer 257

Aqueous Wax Dispersion

The Hydrocer products are wax emulsions, dispersions, or a combination of these.

Product Description:

Hydrocer 257 is a stable, non-ionic aqueous synthetic wax dispersion.


Hydrocer 257 is recommended for water-based ink and coating systems at a recommended level of 3.0- 6.0% of total formula weight. Note: Keep from freezing. Mix well prior to use.

Features and Benefits:

Abrasion Resistance
Slip (Low COF)

Typical Properties:

NPIRI Grind: 4.0 max
Hegman Grind:
6.5 min
Weight/Gallon: 8.0 – 8.4 lbs/gal
Viscosity: 1000 – 5000 CPS
8.5 – 9.5


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, 175.300, 176.170, and 176.180.

Safety, Shipping and Handling:

Precaution: Keep From Freezing. Mix Well Prior To Use.

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

Air Dry, Appliance, Aqueous, Architectural, Baking, Coatings, Commercial, Dispersion, Flexographic, Gravure, Industrial, Inks, Liquid Inks, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Wood

Features and Benefits

APEO-free, Ease Of Incorporation, Gloss Reduction, Mar/Scuff Resistance, Non-ionic, Slip (Cof)


Synthetic Wax, Wax


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