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Ceridust® 3716

Modified polyethylene wax

Edition Number :
6
Edition Date :
December 08, 2020
Ceridust 3716 is a micronized, polar modified polyethylene wax.

Benefits

  • Excellent rub and scratch resistance properties
  • Very stable in water based formulas
  • Very effective matting agent

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Safety

Hazards
The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
For further information please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.

Specifications

Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties
Characteristics  Unit  Target value  Test method 
Appearance  white micronized powder  QM-AA-634  
Acid value [mg KOH/g]  4.5 - 6.5ISO 2114  
Drop point [°C]  122 - 127ISO 2176  
Particle size D50[µm]  7.5 - 9.5QM-AA-112

Applications

Ceridust 3716 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 3716 to a very effective matting agent. Also the slip performance can be influenced by the Ceridust 3716.

Packaging and Handling

Delivery form
Micronized powder

Packaging
Paper bag 20 kg
Pallet 600 kg (30 bags)
Big Bag 250 kg

Storage
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.