Shamrock creates innovative products our customers need to grow their businesses. For 75 years, Shamrock advances have driven the use of PTFE and wax additives in a wide range of applications including inks, coatings, lubricants, thermoplastics, and personal care products. Shamrock is the global leader in PTFE additives, pioneering their use for inks and coatings and offering an extensive product line including PTFE powders, specialty waxes, compounds, emulsions, and dispersions. These materials enhance our customers' products by controlling slip, rub/abrasion resistance, texturing, water repellency, gloss/matting and feel.
Our in-depth technical knowledge and production experience gives ink and coatings formulators the edge they need. Shamrock serves our customers' needs with extensive application and R&D laboratories, custom production equipment, and industry experienced professionals. Our chemists, scientists, and engineers are highly trained experts in the major applications and industries and bring valuable First-hand knowledge to customers through our Technical Service Group (TSG). All of our facilities are ISO 9001:2008 Certifed.
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We strive to make buying and using Shamrock products as easy and efficient as possible. Shamrock's international Sales Network ensures that each of our customers receives optimal attention, support, and service, while our Customer Service Group offers assistance with scheduling, normal and special deliveries, warehousing, and many other details, before, during, and after the sale.
SST® Products: full range of micronized PTFE products
AquaFLON® Products: micronized water based PTFE dispersions
S-Products: wide variety of micronized waxes and alloys
Texture Products: texturing agents for all liquid coatings
PowderTEX Products: texturing agents for powder coatings
Hydrocer Products: pre-dispersed or emulsified additives for water based systems
FluoroSLIP® Products: micronized PTFE/wax blends for optimal slip and abrasion resistance
FluoroTEX: macro PTFE powders provide texturing while improving slip and abrasion resistance for liquid coatings
Neptune Products: micronized PTFE and waxes for water based systems
SST® -5-RC is a white low MW PTFE micropowder with particle size distribution at a mean value of 3 µm and is produced to be in compliance with REACH regulatory requirements.
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SST products are Shamrock’s PTFE micropowders that are defined by particle size and distribution, molecular weight, crystallinity, surface area, oil adsorption, powder flow, and color. Made primarily from ® highly controlled recycled PTF…
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