Michem® Lube 511

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 excellent water beading, water repellence, release and anti-block for seed coatings, wood and architectural coatings.


Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherwater resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionwater repellence, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH8.4 - 9.4
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 300 - 1500
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML511)
AUB (ML511.E)