Michem® Shield 251

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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Usage

Abrasion resistant additive proven most effective in OPV formulations.

Description

Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.0 - 11.0
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 70
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MSHLD251)
SNG (MSHLD251.S)