Wax Dispersion 40

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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Most effective as a water repellent aid, this dispersion also has some slip and release properties in solvent applications. It is most effective when used in formulations for deck, architectural and industrial coatings.


Solvent dispersion of paraffin wax

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Automotive Carebuffability
Exterior Wood Protectionwater beading, water repellence, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOpaque paste
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) paste

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (WD40)


Ensure adequate ventilation. 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. Use personal protective equipment as required.