Michem® Lube 160

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Release Agents are environmentally friendly water-based mold release formulations used to prevent processed material from adhering to the substrate surface during molding operations. The products are applied directly to the mold or forming surface, providing easy release of the part with defect-free performance. Various grades of Michem Release Agent are designed for rubber, plastic, friction products, and other molding jobs.

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Provides superior slip and mar resistance on a variety of substrates such as metal, wood, film and paper. It can also be used in thermal transfer release coatings to give release when used in combination with a thermally active binder and offers broad FDA compliance.


Anionic carnauba wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagechemical resistance, lubricity/slip resistance
Functional Coatingsblock resistance, mar resistance, release, slip and lubricity

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored, opaque liquid
pH4.5 - 6.0
Recommended pH Range1 - 12

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML160)
SNG (ML160.S)


Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.