Hydrosize® U8-02

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Shield waterbased polyethylene emulsions are an effective and inexpensive way to improve the performance of OPVs, and is FDA approved. Enhanced properties include excellent rub resistance, good gloss, re-coatability, and water resistance.

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A specialty coating and fiber sizing which offers improved thermal stability, higher strength and elongation to break.


EU food contact compliant, polyurethane dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, impact resistance, PA compatible, PET/PBT compatible

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceMilky white liquid
pH7.2 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile54.0 - 56.0
Recommended pH Range>7.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U802)
AUB (U802.E)


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.