PCL 500

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

Designed to reduce hot plate frictional drag and improve board quality, this paper lubricant is applied to linerboard at the wet end of the doublebacker. In addition, PCL500 eliminates the smoky vapor cloud at the doublebacker caused by oil based lubricants. Properly diluted, it is gluable and printable.

Description

Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Corrugatedlubricity for paper converting

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceAmber, translucent liquid
pH9.5 - 10.7
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 30 - 100
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (PCL500)
AUB (PCL500.E)

Application Data

PCL500 should be applied at the wet end of the double backer.

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.