(Previously XR-156)
Modified Polyethylene Micropowder

Shamrock’s product line of micronized waxes provide rub and abrasion resistance. Included in this line are products that provide gloss, matting, and controlled slip in a range of particle sizes.

Product Description:

S-156 is a micronized modified polyethylene wax powder used to provide rub, abrasion, and mar resistance with matting effect.


S-156 is designed for use in all UV, water-based, and solvent-based applications for wood, furniture, OPV, and industrial coatings. This product is easily incorporated with mild agitation or high speed mixing equipment.

Features and Benefits:

 Offers good rub, mar, and abrasion resistance
 Improves matting effect
Easily disperses into water-based and solvent-based systems
 Good compatibility and stability in coatings
Enhanced anti-floating properties due to its specific gravity

Typical Properties:

Appearance: White Powder
Specific Gravity 1.11
Particle Size Mean Value 7 – 10 μm
99% of Particles Under 18  μm
Hegman Grind: 6.0 Min

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.