To keep up with changing regulatory landscapes and consumer preferences, the coatings industry must meet many challenges. Our wax additives help formulators to adjust the appearance and properties of paints and coatings precisely to their needs.
Our offering comprises a wide range of polymers, montan-based waxes and biobased waxes. It can be used to boost the performance of water- and solvent-based paints and enhance the quality of UV and powder coatings in a large variety of applications. Clariant is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of quality wax solutions. Through intense collaboration and close relationships with our customers from the coatings industry, we develop and provide coating additives that help to give surfaces the beauty and protection that markets require.
High-performing wax additives for surface coatings and protective coatings
We make the life of coating manufacturers easier by providing a comprehensive range of specialty waxes for enhancing the performance of their products in terms of scratch resistance, special touch and feel effects, as well as matting and other properties. Our portfolio consists of four firmly established product lines: Ceridust®, Licocare®, Licocene® and Licowax®.
By providing technologies that reduce formulation complexity and improve overall cost and performance, our offering drives innovation in the coatings market. With solutions like our Licocare® RBW series, based on rice bran wax, and our renewably derived Ceridust® grades, we offer high-performing products that also stand out for their high sustainability. Based on our continuous upgrading of chemical and physical properties, we are able to provide an exceptionally diverse family of waxes for a wide range of applications.