Neptune 1-N1 is a medium MW synthetic wax treated to provide water wettability.

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Neptune 1-N1

Hydrophilic Synthetic Wax Powder

Powders can be made wettable with wetting agents. The Neptune products are composed of hydrophilized synthetic waxes, thus making them excellent for polar systems.

Product Description:

Neptune 1-N1 is a medium MW synthetic wax treated to provide water wettability.


Neptune 1-N1 is used in water-based inks and coatings. Neptune 1-N1 is used in both air dry and baked coatings. For ink formulations, Neptune 1-N1 is recommened for 1-2% of total formula weight. In coatings, this product is recommened at 1-3%.

Features and Benefits:

Ease of Dispersibility

Typical Properties:

Specific Gravity: 0.95 g/cm3
Particle Size Mean Value: 5 µm
99% of Particle Under: 15 µm
NPIRI Grind: 2.5 max
Hegman Grind: 6.0 min
Melting Point: 220/104 °F/°C

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 176.170 and 176.180.

Safety, Shipping and Handling:

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End Use Applications

Aerospace, Air Dry, Appliance, Aqueous, Architectural, Automotive, Baking, Can, Coatings, Coil, Commercial, Cookware, Flexographic, Gravure, Industrial, Inks, Liquid Inks, Marine, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Publication, RadCure, UV, Wood

Features and Benefits

Easy Dispersibility, Hydrophillic, Mar/Scuff Resistance, Matting, Rub Resistance, Slip (Cof)


Oxidized PE, Synthetic Wax, Wax

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