Michem® Shield 251

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

Abrasion resistant additive proven most effective in OPV formulations.

Description

Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.0 - 11.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 70
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MSHLD251)
SNG (MSHLD251.S)

Storage

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.