Michem® Wood Release 1126

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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Creates a low COF coating that provides release of the wood strands from the press plate or belt. Results include lighter board color, reduced buildup, no process slip, and non-foaming.


Proprietary release blend

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Oriented Strand Boardrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear, straw colored liquid
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 26.5

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MWR1126)
AUB (MWR1126.E)
SNG (MWR1126.S)

Application Data

Michem® Wood Release 1126 is easily dilutable with water and can be applied by roll coating or spraying over the continuous metal belt. Soft or deionized water is recommended for dilution.


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Product containers should be kept closed prior to use and when not in use.. Wear personal protective equipment.