Matting Efficiency and Surface Protection: New Wax Additive Technology

May 19, 2020

An Outstanding Level of Multi-Feature Performance

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Lubrizol introduces the commercial availability of Lanco™ 1390 F wax additive, offering ink and coating formulators an inorganically modified surface modification technology – capable of delivering new levels of surface protection and matting efficiency without affecting coefficient of friction (COF).

Lanco 1390 F wax additive easily incorporates into a range of water-based and solvent-based ink and coating formulations and delivers robust in-can stability. It provides multi-feature surface modifying capabilities, including matting efficiency, excellent hardness capabilities, and abrasion, scratch & scuff resistance – with a unique ability to not affect COF.

“At Lubrizol, we are happy to make this new wax additive technology available to customers”, shares Miriam Peralta, marketing manager. “Lanco 1390 F wax additive is fully versatile and provides formulators the opportunity to enhance surface protection for floor coating and ink applications without the concern of system compatibility, dispersion and in-can stability. While other technologies can be combined to deliver similar benefits, Lanco 1390 F wax additive takes it a step further – enabling multi-feature capability in a single surface modifying technology while providing in-can stability into water-based and solvent-based systems”.

Visit our web page on Lanco-1390-F Wax Additive for more information.

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world move cleaner, create smarter and live better. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,800 employees. For more information, visit

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