NatureShield® 31

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 resistance for topical wood coatings. This product works to prevent the swelling of wood in the presence of water as well as providing great water bead.


Anionic, natural materials emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Exterior Wood Protectionswell resistance, water beading

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored liquid
pH7.7 - 9.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile29.5 - 30.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number2

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