Wax additives are crucial to the success of many types of energy curable (UV and EB) inks and coatings. Micro Powders offers a full range of natural and synthetic surface modifiers designed to exceed expectations. Applications include UV & EB flexographic inks, overprint varnishes, wood coatings, container coatings and flooring.
Wax additives are used for rub resistance and antiblocking in various types of packaging inks as well as scratch and mar resistance in all types of energy cure plastic and wood finishes.
Matte and satin appearance often reflect high quality in a UV or EB wood finish. Micro Powders is the leader in micronized Polypropylene wax designed specifically for gloss reduction. The market demands many different textured surfaces on everything from pre-finish flooring to flexible packaging. For this reason, MPI offers a wide selection of polymer types and particle sizes to meet the formulators’ needs. Particle size is carefully controlled to ensure lot to lot consistency.