Michem® Emulsion 42035A

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties.

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This film former for fiberglass sizing formulations is used to reinforce polypropylene. It provides an excellent balance between mechanical properties and color and is suitable for sizings for chopped strands as well as for continuous fiber.


Cationic water based emulsion of polyolefin waxes.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white to yellow liquid
pH3.5 - 6.5
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range<7
Specific Gravity0.97 - 0.99
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <30
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

AUB (ME42035A.E)