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Shamrock Technologies Inc. S-381-N1

S-381-N1 is a micronized synthetic and natural wax alloy that has a uniform melting range peaking at 91°C. Shamrock’s product line of micronized waxes provide rub and abrasion resistance. Included in this line are products that provide gloss, matting, clarity, and controlled slip in a range of particle sizes.

Functions: Anti-Abrasion Agent

End Uses: Powder Coating, Radiation Curable Coating, Waterborne Coating

Technical Data Sheet
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Knowde Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Excellent Slip
  • Good Abrasion Resistance
  • Provides Excellent Matting
  • Excellent Clarity 

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Cure Method
Use Level
1 - 5%
Recommended Uses & Known Applications

S-381-N1 is used in both the ink and coating industry. S-381-N1 is recommended for liquid inks. S381- N1 is also recommended for powder, water-based and UV coating systems at 1-5% of total formula weight. Note: Do Not Dissolve. Do not heat above 140 ˚F.


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Hegman Grindmin. 6.5--
NPIRI Grindmax. 2.5--
Particle Size Mean Value6.0μm-
Particle Size Under (at 99%)14.0μm-
Specific Gravity0.93g/cm³-

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 172.275, 172.615, 175.105, 175.125, 175.250, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, 176.180, 177.1200, and 177.1390. 

Storage & Handling

  • Do Not Dissolve.  
  • Do Not Heat Above 140˚F/60˚C