Michem® Lube 160

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

Provides superior slip and mar resistance on a variety of substrates such as metal, wood, film and paper. It can also be used in thermal transfer release coatings to give release when used in combination with a thermally active binder and offers broad FDA compliance.

Description

Anionic carnauba wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagechemical resistance, lubricity/slip resistance
Functional Coatingsblock resistance, mar resistance, release, slip and lubricity
Glovesblock resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored, opaque liquid
pH4.5 - 6.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 25.5
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <15
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML160)
SNG (ML160.S)

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.