Ceridust® 3251

Modified polyethylene wax

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Edition Date :
July 16, 2019
Ceridust 3251 is a micronized, modified polyethylene wax.
  • Excellent gloss control characteristics
  • Superior scratch and rub resistance properties
  • Excellent slip properties
  • Effective anti-blocking agent in can and coil coatings
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Ceridust® 3251

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The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
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Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties

CharacteristicsUnitTarget ValueTest Method
Appearancewhite micronized powderQM-AA-634
Drop point[°C]120 - 125ISO 2176
Particle size D50 [µm]6.0 - 8.0QM-AA-112
*Acid value [mg KOH/g]0ISO 2114

Ceridust 3251 is recommended for solvent and water based inks and coatings.

It is an excellent rub resistance additive which is easy to incorporate in water and solvent based inks.
It is also recommended for solvent based coatings where it improves scratch resistance and lowers the coefficient of friction (slip).
In powder coatings it used as an additive to improve dispersing during the extrusion process and influence the slip and scratch resistance properties of the cured powder coating. 
Packaging and Handling
Delivery form
Micronized powder

Paper bag 20 kg
Pallet 600 kg (30 bags) 

For best shelf life store this product in a dry area at normal ambient temperatures.
Minimum shelf life is two years from the date of shipping when properly stored. 

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