Michem® Guard 60

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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Usage

Provides mar resistance properties when used as an additive in paint, coating, ink and overprint varnish formulations.

Description

Nonionic Fischer-Tropsch dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, matting, rub resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, mar resistance, matting, rub resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, matting, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, viscous liquid
pH4.0 - 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile52.0 - 54.0
Recommended pH Range2 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MGRD60)

Storage

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.