Softak® 317

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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Useful for slip or tier sheets, or a variety of other applications requiring a non-skid surface, this gluable nonskid coating provides excellent angle of skid.


Non-skid coating

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Food Serviceabrasion resistance
Perishablesabrasion resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, opaque liquid
pH7.5 - 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile37.5 - 39.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 250 - 500
Spindle Number3

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Application Data

Softak® 317 does not require specific drying parameters. Softak® 317 can be applied by rod coater.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.