Exterior Wood Protection

Our polymers and additives help extend the maintenance cycle of low VOC water-based clear wood finishes and stains designed for exterior wood decking and siding. Added to wood finish formulations, Michem® Wood Coating products penetrate and protect wood against water swelling; Ecronova® polymers add toughness and longer service life.

Polymers for Exterior Wood Protection MFFT (°C) % Non-Volatile adhesion block resistance gloss enhancement stain and dirt resistance water resistance wood grain enhancement

Ecrobase™ 65

(Water-based acrylic copolymer emulsion)

Improves wood grain enhancement while assisting the gloss and depth appearance of the top coat in wood and architectural coatings.

0 33.0 - 35.0      

Ecronova® RA 650

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Provides block, alkali and water resistance, wet adhesion and adhesion on difficult substrates for universal primers, plastic coatings, top coats and fillers for interior and exterior use.

35 41.0 - 43.0      
Additives & Modifiers for Exterior Wood Protection Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance block resistance durability lubricity mar resistance matting mold release release rub resistance sacraficial anti-graffiti scratch resistance slip resistance swell resistance water beading water repellence water resistance

Michem® Emulsion 21930

(Anionic Tung Oil emulsion)

Imparts good water bead to wood and concrete coatings and contains 99.5% natural ingredients.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                              

Michem® Emulsion 36840

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion)

Improves water resistance, mar resistance and anti-block properties in paints and coatings.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 47950

(Nonionic paraffin emulsion)

Effective as a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating and can also contribute water and corrosion resistance to industrial and wood coatings. This product also provides lubricity and serves as a mold release for industrial molding applications.

Emulsion 49.0 - 51.0 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 48040M2

(Nonionic microcrystalline wax emulsion)

Provides excellent anti-blocking and release properties for building paint, industrial molding and industrial wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                              

Michem® Emulsion 62330

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene coemulsion)

This fine particle sized emulsion provides excellent water repellency, corrosion resistance, block resistance and lubricity when added to varnishes and other coatings, without affecting gloss.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 66035

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax coemulsion)

An excellent waterbeading agent for exterior coatings providing early water beading and anti-blocking properties as well. It also is successfully used for hot tire scuff resistance in asphalt.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 71150

(Anionic scale wax emulsion)

A stable high solids water resistant additive for coatings. It is also effective in controlling concrete curing and providing donnability and release for industrial molding applications.

Emulsion 50 - 51 Anionic                              

Michem® Emulsion 71152

(Anionic Scale wax emulsion)

Provides excellent water resistance in paint and varnish applications.

Emulsion 52 - 53 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 91240G

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

Provides excellent anti-blocking, scratch and mar resistance as well as gloss in inks, coatings and overprint varnishes .

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 93235

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

This phenol free additive is best used in water based coatings where improved slip, rub resistance, hardness and/or block resistance is needed. It has proven very effective for mar resistance in floor polish formulations as well as mar resistance and shine in car polish formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 93335

(Nonionic HDPE emulsion)

Enhances anti-blocking, slip properties and mar resistance and is used most effectively for wood coatings,inks and overprint varnishes.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Emulsion 93935

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

A phenol and formaldehyde free wax emulsion used in floor polish formulations where it imparts black heel resistance, toughness and buffability and mar and scuff resistance. It is also useful in paint and varnish formulations to impart durability, block, mar and scratch resistance.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 94340

(Nonionic polypropylene emulsion)

A phenol free additive best used in floor polish and overprint varnish formulations when a high degree of slip resistance is needed. It also provides durability and scratch resistance to wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic / Nonionic                    

Michem® Emulsion 98040M1

(Nonionic Fischer Tropsch wax emulsion)

Used to provide superior slip, abrasion resistance and antiblock properties in paint, varnish, and wood applications.

Emulsion 38.0 - 42.0 Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 349

(Nonionic polyethylene dispersion)

Designed to impart rub resistance, block resistance and matting properties to aqueous paints, coatings and inks.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Guard 7140

(Anionic polyethylene dispersion)

A water-based, dispersion which improves blocking, rub and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes and at very low addition rates. It also produces smooth satin finishes at 5-10% addition rates.

Dispersion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                            

Michem® Lube 160 PFP

(Anionic carnauba wax emulsion)

This phenol-free additive provides slip and anti-block properties when used in coatings for seeds, metal, wood and OPP films.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                      

Michem® Lube 182

(Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion)

Provides slip, release and anti-block properties in a number of applications ranging from wood coatings to being blended with synthetic and natural lattices. It is also a mar and scratch resistant and water repellent additive in varnishes and other coatings. This product is slightly higher in melt point than Michem® Lube 180.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                              

Michem® Lube 190

(Anionic polyethylene wax emulsion)

Provides mar, rub, block and scratch resistance as well as improved water resistance in coatings and graphic arts formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Lube 270R

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax coemulsion)

Provides excellent water and block resistance in paint and coating formulations. This product is useful for long term water bead and for water repellency on wood as well as a tire dressing and buffability for auto care.

Emulsion 38.5 - 39.5 Anionic                        

Michem® Lube 511

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion)

Provides excellent water beading, water repellence, release and anti-block for seed coatings, wood and architectural coatings.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                            

Michem® Lube 693

(Anionic polyethylene/paraffin emulsion)

Enhances water repellency, water beading, and moisture/moisture vapor resistance. This product is widely used in the wood coatings industries.

Emulsion 38.5 - 39.5 Anionic                        

Michem® Lube 723

(Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion)

Provides excellent water repellancy and block resistance when used in the paint and coatings industry.

Emulsion 31.5 - 32.5 Nonionic                          

Michem® Lube 743

(Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion)

Exhibiting a high degree of water, block and mar resistance, and excellent compatibility, this product is used in many water based coating applications.

Emulsion 31.5 - 32.5 Nonionic                              

Michem® Lube 743G

(Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion)

Exhibiting a high degree of water resistance and block resistance this product is used in many water based coating applications.

Emulsion 31.5 - 32.5 Nonionic                              

Michem® Lube 985

(Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes)

Michem® Lube 985 can provide slip, release and anti-blocking properties in a number of applications from wood coatings to being blended with synthetic and natural lattices.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Wood Coating 50

(Anionic proprietary blend)

Provides excellent water resistance for topical wood coatings. This product works to prevent the swelling of wood in the presence of water as well as providing great water bead.

Emulsion 29.0 - 31.0 Anionic                        

Michem® Wood Coating 75

(Anionic proprietary blend)

Provides excellent water resistance for topical wood coatings. This product works to prevent the swelling of wood in the presence of water, as well as providing great water bead with lower VOC.

Emulsion 29.0 - 31.0 Anionic                        

NatureShield® 30

(Anionic tung oil emulsion)

Containing 99.5% natural ingredients, this additive imparts good water bead to wood and concrete coatings.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                            

NatureShield® 31

(Anionic, natural materials emulsion)

Provides excellent water resistance for topical wood coatings. This product works to prevent the swelling of wood in the presence of water as well as providing great water bead.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                            

NatureShield® 40

(Anionic boiled linseed oil emulsion)

A natural oil emulsion that imparts water resistance to wood and concrete.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

NatureShield® 41

(Anionic linseed oil emulsion)

A natural oil emulsion which imparts water resistance to wood and concrete. It also provides a wet look to stone surfaces. As a penetrating oil emulsion, it highlights the grain of wood substrates. The drying effect of the emulsion provides a moderate resistance to scratching.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Wax Dispersion 40

(Solvent dispersion of paraffin wax)

Most effective as a water repellent aid, this dispersion also has some slip and release properties in solvent applications. It is most effective when used in formulations for deck, architectural and industrial coatings.

Solvent Dispersion 39.5 - 40.5                          

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