Michem® Emulsion 72040

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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Designed to provide excellent rub, mar and scratch resistance for the graphic arts industry.


Nonionic polyethylene wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored, semi-translucent liquid
pH9.0 - 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ME72040)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.