The product portfolio of TER INGREDIENTS is highly responsive to the needs of manufacturing companies in life science applications. We mainly focus on human and animal nutrition as well as personal and health care ingredients. For the area of product development our experienced application developers, food technologists and engineers work at the highest level to support your decision for the best ingredients.
Montan waxes (in their bleached form) are bright, very hard waxes that are extracted from lignite and further chemically modified. They can be sub-divided into acid waxes, ester waxes, partially saponified ester waxes and saponified ester waxes. Montan waxesare particularly suitable as dry-bright emulsions, wax emulsions, lubricants, thickening agents, release agents, coating materials and nucleating agents.
TER Chemicals offers montan waxes that perform a wide range of functions in various applications. In plastic processing, for example, they are used as a lubricant, in the paint industry they are added as a dispersant and in paper manufacturing, they are used as a coating material. Further application areas include adhesives and sealants, rubber, ceramics, industrial cleaners, metal processing, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, leather, textiles, road and release agents.