VaporCoat® 850

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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Designed primarily for MVTR, it also provides water resistance and some oil and grease resistance. It is gluable with both cold set and hot melt adhesives and is printable with water based inks.


Moisture barrier (MVTR) coating.

Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white to gray emulsion
pH8.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile60.5 - 62.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 450 - 850
Spindle Number3

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Application Data

VaporCoat® 850 should be applied via rod coater.