Clariant’s waxes are very effective and economical lubricants especially suitable for the PVC industry. Their benefits include better flow of the PVC melt, better release/anti-sticking, slip and anti blocking effects and better demolding properties to the finished article.

These lubricants are especially useful for processes such as calendering, extrusion, injection molding, foam applications and flexible PVC. They allow various benefits on the melt, e.g. friction reduction and shear dependant viscosity control leading to an enlargement of the processing windows.
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  • Waxes serve many purposes in PVC during various processing steps such as mixing, extrusion, calendering and the finished article properties.

    Solutions from Clariant fulfil these requirements. The montanic acid esters in particular provide a high degree of processing safety and result in good product characteristics.

    Rigid and Flexible PVC Film

    Shear dependent viscosity control / anti sticking

    • Licocare® RBW 101 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 101 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA

      Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 102 powder VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 flakes VITA is a partially saponifed wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 powder VITA is a partially saponified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 fine grain

      Licolub CE 2 fine grain is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 granules

      Licoclub CE 2 granules is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® WE 4 powder

      Licolub WE 4 powder is an ester of montanic acids with a polyol. Due to its polar center and the long, non-polar hydrocarbon chains, Licolub WE 4 powder combines internal and primarily external lubrication effects in the processing of engineering resins and PVC, especially in Polyester compounds. In calendering of rigid PVC films Licolub WE 4 powder offers excellent lubrication properties at high thermal stability and low volatility. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 flakes

      Licolub WM 31 flakes is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 flakes is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 powder

      Licolub WM 31 powder is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 powder is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WE 40 powder

      Licolub WE 40 powder is a complex ester of montanic acids. Licolub WE 40 powder is used as an efficient, multi-functional lubricant in engineering resins as well as for the processing of PVC. more

    • Licowax® E powder

      Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. more

    • Licowax® E flakes

      Licowax E flakes is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E flakes is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. Licowax E flakes is also applied in polish & care industries, such as shoe & leather care, car care. It is a hard ester wax and good paste forming properties and it is easily emulsifiable. more

    • Licowax® OP flakes

      Licowax OP flakes is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. In addition, it is used in solvent-based polish applications, thanks to its excellent paste-forming and solvent-binding capacity. more

    • Licowax® OP powder

      Licowax OP powder is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. more

    SLIP / Anti-bloc

    • Licowax® C powder

      Licowax C powder is an amide wax of type N,N-bis-stearyl ethylenediamine with particularly good thermostability. It provides typical slip and anti blocking characteristics to all polymers e.g. in films. Licowax C powder does not affect the transparency of polymers and acts as lubricant in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PO, PS and engineering plastics. more

    • Licolub® FA 1 powder vegetable based

      Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based is an amide wax of type N,N-bis-stearyl ethylenediamine with particularly good thermostability. It provides typical slip and anti blocking characteristics to all polymers e.g. in films. Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based does not affect the transparency of polymers and acts as lubricant in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PO, PS and engineering plastics. Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based is produced from a raw material of vegetable origin. more

    Anti sticking / fusion control

    • Licolub® H 12 fine grain

      Licolub H 12 fine grain is an oxidized polyehtylene wax, also has a strong antisticking effect in PVC an Thermoplastics. Important areas of applications are pipe and profile extrusion and extrusion blow molding, especially when the final product does not require high transparency. Also used as an efficiend lubricant in PO based Wood Plastic Composites. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 flakes

      Licowax PED 191 flakes is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 powder

      Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    Rigid PVC Bottle

    Shear dependent viscosity control

    • Licocare® RBW 101 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 101 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA

      Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 102 powder VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 flakes VITA is a partially saponifed wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 powder VITA is a partially saponified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 flakes

      Licolub WM 31 flakes is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 flakes is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 powder

      Licolub WM 31 powder is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 powder is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licowax® E flakes

      Licowax E flakes is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E flakes is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. Licowax E flakes is also applied in polish & care industries, such as shoe & leather care, car care. It is a hard ester wax and good paste forming properties and it is easily emulsifiable. more

    • Licowax® E powder

      Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. more

    • Licowax® OP flakes

      Licowax OP flakes is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. In addition, it is used in solvent-based polish applications, thanks to its excellent paste-forming and solvent-binding capacity. more

    • Licowax® OP powder

      Licowax OP powder is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. more

    Anti sticking / fusion control

    • Licolub® H 12 fine grain

      Licolub H 12 fine grain is an oxidized polyehtylene wax, also has a strong antisticking effect in PVC an Thermoplastics. Important areas of applications are pipe and profile extrusion and extrusion blow molding, especially when the final product does not require high transparency. Also used as an efficiend lubricant in PO based Wood Plastic Composites. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 flakes

      Licowax PED 191 flakes is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 powder

      Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

  • The slip of the melt along the walls plays a decisive role in theprocessability and characteristics of the final products in PVC extrusion. External lubricants, especially PE waxes and hydrocarbon waxes are recommended here.

    In more demanding applications, such as extruded profiles for windows, the use of montanic acid esters has a very positive effect on processing and performance. Depending on the type of stabilization and the end product, different waxes are recommended.

    Pipes

    Gloss / smoothness / torque / pressure reduction

    Anti sticking / fusion control

    • Licolub® H 12 fine grain

      Licolub H 12 fine grain is an oxidized polyehtylene wax, also has a strong antisticking effect in PVC an Thermoplastics. Important areas of applications are pipe and profile extrusion and extrusion blow molding, especially when the final product does not require high transparency. Also used as an efficiend lubricant in PO based Wood Plastic Composites. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 flakes

      Licowax PED 191 flakes is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 powder

      Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    Profile/Sheets

    Sheet dependent viscosity control / reduced burn marks

    • Licocare® RBW 101 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 101 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA

      Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 102 powder VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 flakes VITA is a partially saponifed wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 powder VITA is a partially saponified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 fine grain

      Licolub CE 2 fine grain is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 granules

      Licoclub CE 2 granules is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 flakes

      Licolub WM 31 flakes is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 flakes is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 powder

      Licolub WM 31 powder is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 powder is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WE 40 powder

      Licolub WE 40 powder is a complex ester of montanic acids. Licolub WE 40 powder is used as an efficient, multi-functional lubricant in engineering resins as well as for the processing of PVC. more

    • Licowax® E flakes

      Licowax E flakes is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E flakes is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. Licowax E flakes is also applied in polish & care industries, such as shoe & leather care, car care. It is a hard ester wax and good paste forming properties and it is easily emulsifiable. more

    • Licowax® E powder

      Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. more

    • Licowax® OP flakes

      Licowax OP flakes is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. In addition, it is used in solvent-based polish applications, thanks to its excellent paste-forming and solvent-binding capacity. more

    • Licowax® OP powder

      Licowax OP powder is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. more

    Gloss / smoothness / torque / pressure reduction

    Anti sticking / fusion control

    • Licolub® H 12 fine grain

      Licolub H 12 fine grain is an oxidized polyehtylene wax, also has a strong antisticking effect in PVC an Thermoplastics. Important areas of applications are pipe and profile extrusion and extrusion blow molding, especially when the final product does not require high transparency. Also used as an efficiend lubricant in PO based Wood Plastic Composites. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 flakes

      Licowax PED 191 flakes is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 powder

      Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

  • Clariant’s waxes are very effective and economical lubricants especially suitable for flexible PVC applications.

    Cable/Hoses Ca/Zn and Ba/Zn stabilized

    Flow improvement / broadening / processing window

    • Licocare® RBW 101 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 101 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA

      Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 102 powder VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 flakes VITA is a partially saponifed wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 powder VITA is a partially saponified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 fine grain

      Licolub CE 2 fine grain is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 granules

      Licoclub CE 2 granules is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 flakes

      Licolub WM 31 flakes is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 flakes is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 powder

      Licolub WM 31 powder is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 powder is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licowax® E flakes

      Licowax E flakes is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E flakes is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. Licowax E flakes is also applied in polish & care industries, such as shoe & leather care, car care. It is a hard ester wax and good paste forming properties and it is easily emulsifiable. more

    • Licowax® E powder

      Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. more

    SLIP / Anti-bloc

    • Licowax® C micro powder PM

      Licowax C micro powder PM is an amide wax used in powder metallurgy. more

    • Licowax® C powder

      Licowax C powder is an amide wax of type N,N-bis-stearyl ethylenediamine with particularly good thermostability. It provides typical slip and anti blocking characteristics to all polymers e.g. in films. Licowax C powder does not affect the transparency of polymers and acts as lubricant in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PO, PS and engineering plastics. more

    • Licolub® FA 1 powder vegetable based

      Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based is an amide wax of type N,N-bis-stearyl ethylenediamine with particularly good thermostability. It provides typical slip and anti blocking characteristics to all polymers e.g. in films. Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based does not affect the transparency of polymers and acts as lubricant in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PO, PS and engineering plastics. Licolub FA 1 powder vegetable based is produced from a raw material of vegetable origin. more

  • Clariant’s waxes of are very effective and economical lubricants especially suitable for PVC injection molding.

    Shear dependent viscosity control / fusion improvement / high vicat value

    • Licocare® RBW 101 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 101 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA

      Licocare® RBW 102 flakes VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 102 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 102 powder VITA is a polar modified wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 flakes VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 flakes VITA is a partially saponifed wax based on renewable resource.For more details see our Video about Licocare® RBW. more

    • Licocare® RBW 300 powder VITA

      Licocare RBW 300 powder VITA is a partially saponified wax based on renewable resource. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 fine grain

      Licolub CE 2 fine grain is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® CE 2 granules

      Licoclub CE 2 granules is a highly polar modified copolymer wax. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 flakes

      Licolub WM 31 flakes is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 flakes is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licolub® WM 31 powder

      Licolub WM 31 powder is an ester based on montanic acids and long chain aliphatic acids. Licolub WM 31 powder is especially used in PVC as cost efficient multifunctional lubricant. more

    • Licowax® E flakes

      Licowax E flakes is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E flakes is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. Licowax E flakes is also applied in polish & care industries, such as shoe & leather care, car care. It is a hard ester wax and good paste forming properties and it is easily emulsifiable. more

    • Licowax® E powder

      Licowax E powder is an ester of montanic acids with multifunctional alcohols. The montanic acids contained in raw montan wax are straightchain, unbranched monocarboxylic acids with a chain length in the range of C28-C32. As a result of the long chain these montanic acids have a high thermostability and a low volatility as well as a low tendency to migration. Licowax E powder is used as lubricant and dispersing agent in a wide variety of polymers like PVC, PS, PBT, PA, PDM, PC, TPU. more

    • Licowax® OP flakes

      Licowax OP flakes is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. In addition, it is used in solvent-based polish applications, thanks to its excellent paste-forming and solvent-binding capacity. more

    • Licowax® OP powder

      Licowax OP powder is a partly saponified ester wax of montanic acids used for a wide variety of polymers as multifunctional lubricant and dispersing agent. Suitable for PVC, engineering resins, thermosets etc. more

    Anti sticking / fusion control

    • Licolub® H 12 fine grain

      Licolub H 12 fine grain is an oxidized polyehtylene wax, also has a strong antisticking effect in PVC an Thermoplastics. Important areas of applications are pipe and profile extrusion and extrusion blow molding, especially when the final product does not require high transparency. Also used as an efficiend lubricant in PO based Wood Plastic Composites. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 flakes

      Licowax PED 191 flakes is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    • Licowax® PED 191 powder

      Licowax PED 191 powder is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax with high molecular weight. more

    Gloss / smoothness


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