Michem® Wood Release 5040C

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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This release agent is used during the manufacture of pMDI based particleboard, oriented strand board, medium density fiberboard and other types of engineered wood. It provides a low coefficient of friction coating creating release of the wood fiber from the press plate resulting in a lighter color board with reduced build up. It provides ‘memory’ ensuring worry free release even if you experience a spray application failure.


Water based, polysiloxane chemistry release.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Particle Boardrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite emulsion
Percent Non-Volatile38.0 - 42.0

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MWR5040C)

Application Data

Michem® Wood Release 5040C is easily dilutable with water and is applied by spraying over the fiber mat.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.