Michem® Lube 182

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Guard waterborne dispersions add optimum abrasion/mar resistance, and slip and block resistance without the use of solvents. Some also provide a matting effect for a more natural appearance.

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Provides slip, release and anti-block properties in a number of applications ranging from wood coatings to being blended with synthetic and natural lattices. It is also a mar and scratch resistant and water repellent additive in varnishes and other coatings. This product is slightly higher in melt point than Michem® Lube 180.


Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagelubricity/slip resistance, water resistance
Textiles & Leatherblock resistance, scuff resistance and feel
Automotive Carebuffability
Building Paintsrelease, water resistance
Glovesblock resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, lubricity, scratch resistance, water resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH4.5 - 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 25.5
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <15
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML182)
SNG (ML182.S)


Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.