Michem® Flex P2312

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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A primer for film, metalized film, printed film, and paper substrates to promote excellent adhesion to extrusion coated resins resulting in high bond strength for dry and low moisture package contents. It creates very strong adhesion between treated film and PE extrudate. It may also be used on film substrates to promote adhesion to liquid top coats such as Michelman heat seal coatings and acrylic coatings.


Water-based primer for extrusion coatings and water based coatings.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Extrusion Coating Primersadhesion for film

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear liquid
EZ Cup Viscosity (s) 23 - 25
Cup Number2
pH10.0 - 12.0
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityStable after 5 Cycles
Percent Non-Volatile11.0 - 12.0
Specific Gravity1.00 - 1.02
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 20 - 50
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFP2312)
AUB (MFP2312.E)
SNG (MFP2312.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex P2312 is designed specifically for use as an extrusion primer. EZ Cup viscosity #2 Cup, 23 25 sec. Recommended application weight for film substrates is 0.025 - 0.075 dry g/m2 (0.5-1.5 wet g/m2).