S-368 N5T is a stable water dispersible grade of polyethylene wax. This hydrophilic wax forms a true dispersion in water without the addition of co-solvents.

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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:

S-368-N5T is a stable water dispersible grade of synthetic wax showing melting peaks ranging from 93 – 106°C.


S-368-N5T is used in water-based inks and coatings. S-368-N5T is used in both air dry and baked coatings. For ink formulations, Neptune 1-N5 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: 0.93 g/cm3
Particle Size Mean Value: 10 µm
99% of Particle Under: 30 µm
NPIRI Grind: 5.0 max
Hegman Grind: 4.0 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. This product meets the requirements of 21 CFR 176.170 and 176.180.

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

Aerospace, Air Dry, Appliance, Aqueous, Architectural, Automotive, Baking, Can, Coatings, Coil, Cookware, Flexographic, General Purpose, Heatset, Industrial, Ink, Liquid Inks, Marine, Off Set, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Powder, Sheetfed, Solvent, UV, Wood

Features and Benefits

Mar/Scuff Resistance, Matting, Rub Resistance, Slip (Cof)


Synthetic Wax, Wax

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