Hydrophobic behaviour of wax emulsions

Carlota Claraso – CONCENTROL

Concentrol, through the additive’s division, manufactures Emultrol® wax emulsions. This group of solutions consist of a wide and versatile range of products, which makes it possible to have an impact on many and diverse application sectors. Some of them are of vital importance in the economy, such as the textile, paper, cardboard, latex, cork, paints, inks and food sectors. Concentrol is in constant research processes to try to find the best possible solution for clients. In the study presented below, the company compared the hydrophobic behaviour of paraffin wax emulsions from two of its reference products with a product from a competitor.