Michem® Guard 60

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


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

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