Michem® Guard 7140

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, dispersion which improves blocking, rub and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes and at very low addition rates. It also produces smooth satin finishes at 5-10% addition rates.

Description

Anionic polyethylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherscuff resistance and feel
Building Paintsmar resistance
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, matting, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, matting, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, scratch resistance
Exterior Wood Protectiondurability, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH5.0 - 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range4 - 10
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MGRD7140)
SNG (MGRD7140.S)

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.