Michem® Guard 55

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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Provides matting when used as an additive in inks, overprint varnishes and industrial wood applications.


Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, free-flowing paste
pH6.5 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range2 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 5000
Spindle Number4

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.