BYK Additives & Instruments

Wax Additives: Scratch- / rub- / abrasion resistance

Scratch Resistance
Scratch Resistance


High-density polyethylene wax (HDPE wax) improves the mechanical resistances.





BYK Additive Recommendations

Aqueous systems

RecommendationAQUACER 501

HDPE-based wax emulsion for aqueous systems to improve surface protection.

AQUACER 506

Emulsion based on a HD polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products and polishes.

AQUACER 513

HDPE-based VOC-free wax emulsion for improving the surface protection in aqueous coatings and printing inks as well as in aqueous care products and polishes.

AQUACER 519

Emulsion based on a HD polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products and polishes.

AQUACER 1031

Emulsion based on a polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products. Anti-slip effect and good foot traffic resistance.

AQUACER 1547

Anionic wax emulsion on the basis of oxidized HDPE for aqueous can and paper coatings to improve scratch resistance in coatings and barrier properties of paper surfaces.

AQUAMAT 208

VOC-free, matting wax dispersion based on oxidized HDPE for aqueous coatings to improve surface properties.

AQUAMAT 272

Matting wax dispersion based on modified PE for aqueous coatings, as well as printing inks and overprint varnishes for improved surface protection.

CERAFLOUR 925

Finely micronized wax additive for aqueous and solvent-borne systems for increasing slip with simultaneous improvement of scratch resistance.

CERAFLOUR 929

Micronized, modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems for improving surface protection and for matting.

Non-aqueous systems

RecommendationCERACOL 607

Wax dispersion based on a PTFE-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne can coatings and coil coatings. Increases surface hardness and surface slip.

CERAFLOUR 981

Micronized PTFE for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems and powder coatings to improve the scratch resistance and surface slip.

CERAFLOUR 988

Micronized, amide-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems to improve the surface properties.

CERAFLOUR 996

Micronized, PTFE-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne coatings and powder coatings to improve surface properties.

CERAMAT 250

Aromatic-free wax dispersion based on a polyethylene wax for solvent-borne coatings to improve surface protection. It has a soft-feel effect, matting effect and reduces settling.

CERAMAT 258

Wax dispersion based on an oxidized HDPE wax for solvent-borne coatings to improve the scratch resistance, for matting and to generate a soft-feel effect.