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Hydrocer 257 is a stable, non-ionic aqueous synthetic wax dispersion.

Functions: Surface Modifier

End Uses: Waterborne Ink

Technical Data Sheet
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Knowde Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Slip (Low COF)
  • Clarity
  • Fineness 

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Ink & Toner Type
Use Level
3.0 – 6.0%
Recommended Uses & Known Applications

Hydrocer 257 is recommended for water-based ink and coating systems at a recommended level of 3.0 – 6.0% of total formula weight. Note: Keep from freezing. Mix well prior to use.


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Hegman Grindmin. 6.5--
NPIRI Grindmax. 4--
pH8.5 – 9.5--
Viscosity1000 – 5000cps-
Weight / Gallon8.0 – 8.4lbs/gal-

Regulatory & Compliance

Regulatory Status

The components of this product are listed on multiple chemical inventories. For specific information on the applicable chemical inventories, please refer to the product SDS. This product meets the requirements of 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300, 176.170, and 176.180

Storage & Handling

  •  Keep From Freezing
  • Mix Well Prior To Use