Michem® Emulsion 1270

Brand Family Overview

DigiGuard® aqueous and UV curable overprint varnishes protect and enhance the appearance of printed materials. Various grades are available for commercial print jobs; form, fill and seal packaging; and food contact applications.

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Provides slip and block resistance in a wide variety of coatings and formulas. It has very broad global food contact compliance, combined with a wide pH compatibility. It is a more cost effective solution than Michem® Emulsion 13025P.


Nonionic carnauba emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsblock resistance, slip and lubricity

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceTan, low viscosity liquid
pH8.0 - 11.0
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 25.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 40 max
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

AUB (me1270.E)

Application Data

Michem® Emulsion 1270 should be added at a few percent solids (typically 2 to 4%) in your coating, with adequate mixing.