The Industrial Division of Mantrose-Haeuser offers products that deliver many important benefits to a wide range of industries; we are committed to providing consistent, high-quality products and exceptional service.
Adhesives - Lemon #1 flake shellac used to promote adhesion in packaging adhesives and film laminates where indirect or direct food contact is required.
Abrasives - Abrasive wheels - 120 mesh shellac is used for bonding the resin in the heat and pressure forming process of steel roll grinding wheels.
Hats - Aquasize water-based hat stiffeners for paper and straw hats. Lemon #1 or bleached powder shellac is used for
fur, felt, and wool hats. More info...
Lighting - Lemon #1 flake shellac is the resin used in basing cement adhesives for incandescent and fluorescent light blubs.
Paints - Bleached shellac and Lemon #1 flake is the resin of choice for primer/sealer and stain killing formulations.
Printing Inks - Certified R-49 refined powder shellac and Lemon #1 shellac, along with aqueous and solvent based shellac dispersions are used as the base resin/varnish in inkjet, UV curable, letterpress, and flexographic inks.
Wood Finishing - Crystalac dewaxed flake shellacs are successfully used for furniture finishes.