MaxWhite® 17

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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A white coating designed to offer excellent brightness before and after wax. This product is both hot melt and cold set gluable.


Waxable white coating

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Perishableswhites and colors

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH8.5 - 9.5
Percent Non-Volatile67.8 - 69.3
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 100 - 1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MW17)

Application Data

MaxWhite® 17 when applied with a #8 rod on kraft liner should provide brightness in the low to mid 80's.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.