VaporCoat® 851

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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Designed primarily for MVTR, this product 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

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
IndustrialMVTR, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white liquid
Percent Non-Volatile59.0 - 62.0

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (VC851)

Application Data

VaporCoat® 851 should be applied using a rod coater.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.