S-483

S-483 is a spherical synthetic wax with a DSC melt peak above 110°C. It has good onset of melting and low crystallinity.

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S-483

Spherical 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-483 is a spherical synthetic wax with a DSC melt peak above 110°C. It has good onset of melting and low crystallinity.

Application:

S-483 is recommended for liquid and paste inks. S-483 is also recommended for use in many types of coating systems including solvent-based, water-based, UV, and powder coatings. S-483 can be used for both pigmented and clear compositions. S-483 is recommended at 2-3% of total formula weight.

Features and Benefits:

Excellent Rub and Abrasion Resistance
Good Slip
Scratch Resistance

Typical Properties:

Specific Gravity:0.98 g/cm3
Particle Size Mean Value:8 µm
99% of Particle Under:25 µm
NPIRI Grind:4.5 max
Hegman Grind:
6.5 min
Melting Point:
230/110 °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, 176.210, and 177.1210.

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, Coil, Commercial, Flexographic, Gravure, Industrial, Inks, Liquid Inks, Overprint Varnish, Packaging, Paste Ink, Powder, Sheetfed, Solvent, UV, Wood

Features and Benefits

Abrasion Resistance, Anti-Blocking, Gloss Reduction, Mar/Scuff Resistance, Recoatability, Rub Resistance, Scratch Resistance, Slip (Cof), Spherical Wax

Composition

Synthetic Wax, Wax

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