Michem® Prime 4983-40R

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Wax micronized waxes enhance the performance of water-based, solventborne and powder coating formulations. Highly efficient, these waxes are used as process aids and improve many coating and ink properties, including: scratch and mar resistance, lubricity, block resistance, release, and matting.

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Provides outstanding adhesion to metallic and cellulosic substrates and enhances the water, grease, oil and solvent resistance of coatings and adhesives and is a high solids, more economical version of Michem® Prime 4983R. . The adhesion properties of Michem® Prime facilitate its use as a primer for extrusion coatings. Utilizing this "tie coat" functionality, dissimilar materials can be combined to produce a substrate with the unique properties of each material.


Ethylene acrylic acid dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion, chemical resistance, heat seal, water resistance
Textiles & Leatheradhesion promotion, heat seal

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, viscous liquid
Percent Non-Volatile39.0 - 41.0

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MP498340R)
AUB (MP498340R.E)
SNG (MP498340R.S)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.