Michem® Indicator 001

Brand Family Overview

Ecronova™ KDA styrene-acrylic polymer dispersions are ideally suited for architectural coatings on fresh construction materials as well as refurbished building surfaces. Specific grades are designed for paint, primer, and sealer applications. These versatile polymers feature high filler loading tolerance, exceptional penetration into mineral-based substrates, and excellent water and alkali resistance.

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Detects the presence of Michelman Primer treatments on dry coated substrates. When applied on dry surfaces which have been properly treated with Michelman Primer coatings, the indicator will change color from blue to yellow.


Indicator solution to detect the presence of acid functional primers.

Physical Properties

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

Appearanceblue liquid
pH12.0 - 13.8
Percent Non-Volatile0.00 - 0.5

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MI001)
AUB (MI001.E)
SNG (MI001.S)

Application Data

Apply a drop to the surface. The colour will change from blue to yellow if the surface has acid functionality.


Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. To avoid ignition of vapors by static electricity discharge, all metal parts of the equipment must be grounded. Use only in an area containing flame proof equipment.