Shamrock’s CeraSPERSE products are manufactured using a controlled crystallization process thatallows the production of 1 micron wax dispersions. These wax compounds have a translucent appearance with a shiny gloss and a creamy feel. In addition to our standard products, Shamrock can develop and produce a wide range of compounds on a make-to-order basis.
CeraSPERSE 174 is synthetic wax and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) compounded in refined linseed oil.
CeraSPERSE 174 is used in sheetfed inks at a recommended level of 4.0-6.0%. This compound can also be used in UV topcoats. CeraSPERSE 174 is a high performance paste compound that provides excellent rub and slip properties along with good gloss retention. This product has a soft rheology, and will easily and uniformly disperse in lithographic compositions at any stage of the ink processing.
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