S-232-N1 is a synthetic and carnauba wax alloy showing melting peaks ranging from 84 – 110°C.

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Micronized Wax Alloy

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

Product Description:

S-232-N1 is a synthetic and carnauba wax alloy showing melting peaks ranging from 84 – 110°C.


S-232-N1 is recommended for use in water-based inks. S-232-N1 is also recommended for all clear OPV, water-based, solvent-based, and UV coatings at 1-3% of the total formula weight.

Features and Benefits:

Abrasion Resistance
Wet Rub Resistance
Gloss Retention
Superior Clarity

Typical Properties:

Specific Gravity: 1.00 g/cm3
Particle Size Mean Value: 5 µm
99% of Particle Under: 18 µm
NPIRI Grind: 2.5 max
Hegman Grind: 6.5 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. This product meets the requirements of 21 CFR 172.888, 175.105, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, and 178.3720.

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

Air Dry, Appliance, Aqueous, Baking, Can, Coatings, Commercial, Flexographic, Gravure, Inks, Liquid Inks, Opv, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Paste, Powder, RadCure, Sheetfed, UV, Veneer, Wood

Features and Benefits

Abrasion Resistance, Gloss Retention, Mar/Scuff Resistance, Release, Slip (Cof), Wet Rub Resistance


Carnauba, Synthetic Wax, Wax

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