Waxes and Fatty Acids for Plastic Lubrication Needs
Petrac waxes and fatty acids include materials that act as lubricants, primarily in rigid and extruded plastic products. Our Petrac lubricants include stearic acid, paraffin, Fischer Tropsch and low and high molecular weight oxidized polyethylene waxes.
These high purity products meet external and internal lubrication needs of compounders to aid in their process.
Many of our products are designed for the potable water pipe industry and carry the appropriate NSF and PPI listings.
Specifications & Attributes
- PPI Listings
- NSF Listings
- FDA clearances
- NSF Compliant
Synpro® Metallic Stearates & Stearate Dispersions
We offer a broad portfolio of metallic stearates, derived from renewable feedstocks, including calcium, zinc, aluminum, barium, lithium, and magnesium. Selection of metal stearate type is driven by processing conditions, application requirements, interaction with other additives, and regulatory requirements. Valtris offers compliance with NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) and PPI (Plastics Pipe Institute), as well as several products that meet required certification for use in regulated applications like personal care and pharmaceuticals – EP (European Pharmacopoeia), JP (Japanese Pharmacopoeia), and NF/USP (National Formulary/US Pharmacopoeia), and FDA.