Michem® Lube 190

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

Provides mar, rub, block and scratch resistance as well as improved water resistance in coatings and graphic arts formulations.

Description

Anionic polyethylene wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherblock resistance, lubricity for needle and thread
Die Lubes & Mold Releaseslubricity, mold release
Building Paintsblock resistance, durability, mar resistance, water resistance
Industrial & Institutionalabrasion resistance
Concretestain and dirt resistance
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, mar resistance, overprints with heat resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, block resistance, lubricity, scratch resistance
Exterior Wood Protectiondurability, scratch resistance, water beading
Industrial Maintenanceblock resistance
Furniture Polishmar resistance
Thermal Transfermar resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceAmber, translucent liquid
pH8.7 - 9.7
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <50
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML190)
AUB (ML190.E)
SNG (ML190.S)