Michem® Guard 7140

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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Usage

A water-based, dispersion which improves blocking, rub and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes and at very low addition rates. It also produces smooth satin finishes at 5-10% addition rates.

Description

Anionic polyethylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherscuff resistance and feel
Building Paintsmar resistance
Inksblock resistance, block resistance, mar resistance, mar resistance, matting, matting, rub resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, matting, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, scratch resistance
Exterior Wood Protectiondurability, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH5.0 - 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range4 - 10
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MGRD7140)
SNG (MGRD7140.S)

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.