Ceridust® 8020

Highly modified copolymer wax

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January 01, 2014
Ceridust 8020 is a micronized, highly modified copolymer wax
  • Suitable for water-based and solvent-based systems
  • Superior matting and scratch resistance properties versus conventional wax-based products
  • Excellent slip properties
  • Very easy to disperse in both water and solvent-based systems
  • Highly effective anti-blocking agent
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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
Characteristics   Unit   Target value   Test method 
Appearance    pale yellowish micronized powder   QM-AA-634  
Acid value  [mg KOH/g]   81 - 89   QM-AA-351a  
Drop point  [°C]   71 - 77   ISO 2176  
Particle size d50  [µm]  7,0 - 9,0  QM-AA-112 
Ceridust 8020 is recommended for solvent and water based coatings. In powder coatings it can be used as structuring agent together with high titanium dioxide concentrations.

In solvent and water based coatings the highly modified copolymer wax provides an excellent scratch and abrasion resistance. In wood coatings it provides additionally soft touch and a strong matting effect. 

It is easily dispersible in water and solvent based systems. As dispersion it can be also used as a release agent.
Packaging and Handling
Delivery form
Micronized powder
Product tends to the formation of loose, easy dispersible agglomerates. This has to be considered during selection of the processing conditions. The recommended storage conditions shall be strictly observed.

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 2 years from the date of shipping when properly stored.

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