S-379-N8 is a synthetic wax with a DSC peak melt above 100°C and corresponding low onset of melting.

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Micronized Wax

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-379-N8 is a synthetic wax with a DSC peak melt above 100°C and corresponding low onset of melting.


S-379-N8 is recommended for use in water-based and general purpose industrial coatings at 2-3% of total formula weight. S-379-N8 is recommended for powder coatings as a slip and degassing agent.

Features and Benefits:

Slip (Low COF)
Rub and Mar/Scuff Performance
Gas Release (Powder Coatings)
Gloss Retention

Typical Properties:

Specific Gravity: 0.93 g/cm3
Particle Size Mean Value: 11 µm
99% of Particle Under: 40 µm
Hegman Grind: 5.0 min
Melting Point: 212/100 °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 175.105, 175.250, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, 177.1200, and 177.1390.

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, Aqueous, Architectural, Coatings, Commercial, Cosmetics, Flexographic, General Purpose, Gravure, Industrial, Inks, Liquid Inks, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Powder, Wood

Features and Benefits

Degassing, Gas Release, Rub and Mar Resistance, Slip (Cof)


Synthetic Wax, Wax

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