StarLube™ MPW II

Paraffin Wax Emulsion

Product Description

StarLube™ MPW II is a unique blend of microcrystalline waxes in emulsion form designed for hold out of inks, colorants and coatings. The product has been found to aid in the prevention of latex buildup on sizing rolls and drying units.

StarLube™ MPW II is used in coating or size press applications and is compatible with most starches, lattices and sizing materials in good use. Usage levels will vary with grade constructions, mix compositions and desired end usage.

Special Properties
  • Non-plasticizing
  • Improves general compatibilities
  • Better release properties than
  • Used wax or reactive wax systems
  • Stability of emulsion at 140°F (60°C)
  • Demonstrates re-coatability


DO NOT FREEZE. If exposed to temperatures below 32°F (0°C), the product may thicken. If this occurs, thaw at room temperature and mix well before using.

Typical Physical Properties




Pale / Light Tan

Specific Gravity

Approximately 0.985

pH (100%)

7.0 – 8.0



% Non-Volatile Solids

34.5 – 35.5


Readily Miscible in Water