montan wax


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montan wax

[′män‚tan ‚waks]
(materials)
A hard mineral wax with a melting point of 80-90°C; white after purification and brown in the crude form; soluble in carbon tetrachloride, benzene, and chloroform; used for shoe and furniture polishes, adhesive pastes, roofing paints, and phonograph records. Also known as lignite wax.
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The Montan wax issue is a very interesting one as it is not a renewable resource, yet very popular for its properties and with few options as alternatives," Mr.
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Attributes/comments: EverGlide UV 682 is a 25% montan wax emulsion in TPGDA for both UV inks and coatings.