In a nutshell, here are the main differences between these similar concentrates:
- Shatter is more stable, but trickier to handle
- Wax is less stable, but easier to handle
- Wax is softer, which allows it to degrade faster
- Shatter tends to last longer, however, it will degrade into a waxy state over time
The difference between Shatter and Wax is mainly the temperature and the finishing process. Think of it as the difference between ice and snow- both made of water, but with staunchly different consistencies.