Michem® Shield 251

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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Abrasion resistant additive proven most effective in OPV formulations.


Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.0 - 11.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 70
Spindle Number1

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