Michem® Emulsion 53145

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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Used to increase mar, rub and scratch resistance, anti-blocking and water resistance in aqueous industrial coatings or printing inks.


Nonionic High density polyethylene / paraffin co-emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance, water resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, scratch resistance, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH6.0 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile44.0 - 46.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

AUB (ME53145.E)


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