VaporCoat® 851

Brand Family Overview

Large particle size Michem® Dispersion wax dispersions are available in water based and solventborne grades, and can enhance mobility, lubricity, buffability and toughness. They are used for mobility and lubricity during can & coil production, and buffability, toughness, gloss, and even flow in floor polishes.

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Designed primarily for MVTR, this product also provides water resistance and some oil and grease resistance. It is gluable with both cold set and hot melt adhesives and is printable with water based inks.


Moisture barrier (MVTR) coating

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
IndustrialMVTR, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile59.0 - 62.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 400 - 850
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (VC851)

Application Data

VaporCoat® 851 should be applied using a rod coater.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.