Cathay Industries Australasia stock two ranges of industrial waxes. The first is polyethylene wax or PE wax. This product is manufactured by Marcus Oil and Chemical in the United States. Cathay offers a selection of different grades of polyethylene PE wax, each with specific melting points and viscosities.

These industrial waxes have a wide range of applications. These include:

  • Cable filling
  • Colour concentrates
  • Fruit coating
  • Polish
  • Printing inks
  • Road marking paints
  • Rubber processing
  • Textile treatment
The second range available at Cathay is the ethylene bis stearamide or EBS wax. This wax is produced in a powder form and has a melting point between 140 and 145 degrees celsius. It is a fatty amide used in the plastics industry in the following applications:
  • Antistatic agent
  • External lubricant
  • Internal lubricant
  • Pigment dispersing agent
It can also be used in polymers. These include:
  • ABS
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • PVC
  • SAN