Licomer® W 19

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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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Designed for floor polish formulations, this emulsion provids high hardness and gloss. It forms a clear film and also provides excellent abrasion resistance, water resistance and excellent resistance to scratching. It is also suitable for flexographic printing lacquers and inks for improved resistance to rubbing and scratching.


Anionic / Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Industrial & Institutionalabrasion resistance, gloss enhancement, hardness, water resistance
Householdgloss enhancement, hardness, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

Appearancelight yellow liquid
pH9.0 - 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.0 - 36.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 140
Spindle Number2

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