Hydrolube® 480

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Prime functionalized copolymer dispersions deliver the flexibility, water/chemical resistance and barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form. Property enhancements include; excellent clarity, adhesion, lower heat seal temperature, toughness, and crosslinkability.

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Provides slip and lubricity when used in fibersizing formulations. This product is APE free.


Nonionic microcrystalline wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagelubricity/slip resistance
Fiber Sizingslip and lubricity

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white, opaque liquid
pH8.5 - 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <200
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (HL480)
AUB (HL480.E)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.