Michem® Flex M1203

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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Usage

A water-based matte finish overprint varnish for all polyolefin materials. This OPV allows brand owners to use polyolefin materials and create a paper look with a soft velvety texture. It can be applied in registration which allows for clear windows to highlight the product and/or for a mixture of gloss and matte finishes that can enhance overall shelf appeal.

Description

Water-based, matte finish overprint varnish

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsmatte, overprint varnish, rub resistance, Substrate - film

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, medium viscosity liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Shelf Life (mo) 6
Freeze/Thaw StabilityStable after 5 Cycles
Percent Non-Volatile43.5 - 45.5
Specific Gravity1.073 - 1.113
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFM1203)

Application Data

Michem® Flex M1203 should be applied via flexo or gravure. Typical coating weight is 1.6 dry gm².