Michem® Prime 2960

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 outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates, and enhances the corrosion, water, grease, oil and solvent resistance of coatings and adhesives.


Ethylene acrylic acid dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion, heat seal, water resistance
Textiles & Leatheradhesion promotion, heat seal, water resistance
Fiber SizingPE compatible
Nonwovensheat seal for binders

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceSemi-translucent liquid
pH11.0 - 12.0
Emulsifier ChargeAmmoniated dispersion
Percent Non-Volatile16.5 - 17.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MP2960)
AUB (MP2960.E)
SNG (MP2960.S)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.