Ceridust® 3715

Modified polyethylene wax

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January 01, 2014

Micronized, polar modified polyethylene wax recommended for solvent and water-based coatings and inks. 

Ceridust 3715 delivers excellent matting effect, slip property, pleasant touch feel and good clarity for wood coatings. It is an excellent rub and scratch resistance additive for all kind of printing inks. 

  • Superior matting properties
  • Excellent scratch resistance and slip properties
  • Excellent rub resistance and gloss reducing properties when used in printing inks
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Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties
CharacteristicsUnitTarget valueTest method
Appearance white micronized powderQM-AA-634
Acid value[mg KOH/g]2.0 - 5.0ISO 2114
Drop point[°C]122 - 127ISO 2176
Particle size D50[µm]7.5 - 9.5QM-AA-112
Density (23°C)[g/cm³]0.96 - 0.98ISO 1183
Ceridust 3715 is recommended for solvent and water based coatings and inks. 

It is an excellent rub and scratch resistance additive for all kind of printing inks. The fine powder is easy to disperse especially in water based printing inks. Due to its chemical characteristic it is very stable in water based formulations. 

In solvent and water based coatings the micronized polyethylene creates an excellent scratch resistance. The strong matting effect makes the Ceridust 3715 to a very effective matting agent. Also the slip performance can be influenced by the Ceridust 3715.
Packaging and Handling
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Micronized powder

Paper bag 20 kg
Pallet 600 kg (30 bags)
BigBag 250 kg

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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