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Shamrock Technologies Inc. S-394-N1

S-394-N1 is a synthetic wax with a DSC melt peak above 110°C and good onset of melting. 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

Chemical Family: Epoxy & Epoxy Derivatives, Phenol & Cresol Epoxy Resins (Novolac), Synthetic Waxes

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

Technical Data Sheet
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Knowde Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Good Abrasion Resistance
  • Good Slip              
  •  Assists in Matting 

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Cure Method
Use Level
2 - 3%
Recommended Uses & Known Applications

S-394-N1 is recommended for liquid and paste inks. S-394-N1 is also recommended for use in many types of coating systems including solvent-based, water-based, UV, and powder coatings. S-394-N1 can be used for both pigmented and clear compositions. S-394-N1 is recommended at 2-3% of total formula weight for slip and abrasion resistance and 5-10% for matting.


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Hegman Grindmin. 6.5--
Melting Point230 / 110˚F / ˚C-
NPIRI Grindmax. 2--
Particle Size Mean Value6.0μm-
Particle Size Under (at 99%)12.0μm-
Specific Gravity0.95g/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 175.105, 175.300, 175.320, 176.170, and 176.180.