Montan is extracted from coal (lignite) and the worlds largest producer is Romonta GMBH located in Amsdorf, Germany. Romonta produce around 92% of the worlds Montan consumption. Poth Hille are pleased to be the exclusive agent in the UK, Northern Ireland and Eire.
In its crude form Montan is a hard, dark, brittle wax and is used in more traditional areas of application including shoe care, emulsion in construction materials, asphalt and waterproofing, carbon paper and thermal transfer ribbons.
Montan wax can also be bleached and modified to produce a range of acid and ester waxes greatly increasing the application possibilities.
At Poth Hille we hold a large stock of these waxes for use in cosmetics, leather care, plastic mould release, car care products, release agents and water repelling emulsions. We will be pleased to advise on which grade is most suitable for your requirements and we can also offer a series of Montan wax substitutes to meet individual customer needs.