Deuteron® WD OPE is a dispersion of micronized oxidized polyethylene wax, formulated without additives. Its high hardness and melting point offer significant improvements in anti-blocking and abrasion resistance. Additionally, it demonstrates excellent matting performance and high storage stability across various coating systems. Designed for easy use in auto dosage units, this liquid dispersion is made without dispersing additives, emulsifiers, or defoamers, ensuring high compatibility without negatively impacting coating performance.

Chemical Family: Polyethylene Waxes, Polyolefins, Waxes

End Uses: Varnishes

Labeling Claims: Additive-free

Features: Abrasion Resistance, Excellent Storage Stability, Good Antiblocking Properties, High Melting Point, Improved Hardness, Matting

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Identification & Functionality


Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Coating Type
Use Level
0.5 - 7.5 %

Deuteron® WD OPE is suitable for a wide range of applications including

  • Wood and joinery coatings
  • Flexographic inks
  • Overprint varnishes

The use of Deuteron® WD OPE especially improves performance in

  • Matting
  • Anti-Blocking
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Rub resistance (printing inks)
  • Low influence on the slip

0.5 - 7.5 % (calculated on the complete formulation) depending on binder, application and required properties.

Processing Information
  • Deuteron® WD OPE is easy to disperse and can be incorporated using a common high-speed stirrer. It is recommended to add Deuteron® WD OPE while stirring to avoid eventual agglomeration caused by concentration differences.
  • Aqueous, additive free dispersion of oxidized PE wax


Physical Form
White suspension
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Densityapprox. 1.00g/cm³-
Melting Point128.0°C-
Active Content46%-
Viscosityapprox. 2200mPa.s-
Particle Size (dv 50)8μm-
Particle Size (dv 90)15μm-

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Plastic barrel (30 kg net)

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months
Storage Conditions

12 months at room temperature and dry conditions. Storage temperature should not exceed 35°C.