Michem® Guard 55

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Glide products are water-based high Slip additives for paints, coatings and graphic arts that when used at 1% - 5% solids on solids improve abrasion resistance and lubricity. They can also improve high temperature anti-blocking.

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Provides matting when used as an additive in inks, overprint varnishes and industrial wood applications.


Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, free-flowing paste
pH6.5 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range2 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 5000
Spindle Number4

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.