Michem® Wood Release 5040C

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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This release agent is used during the manufacture of pMDI based particleboard, oriented strand board, medium density fiberboard and other types of engineered wood. It provides a low coefficient of friction coating creating release of the wood fiber from the press plate resulting in a lighter color board with reduced build up. It provides ‘memory’ ensuring worry free release even if you experience a spray application failure.


Water based, polysiloxane chemistry release.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Particle Boardrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite emulsion
pH6.5 - 8.5
Percent Non-Volatile38.0 - 42.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MWR5040C)

Application Data

Michem® Wood Release 5040C is easily dilutable with water and is applied by spraying over the fiber mat.