Michem® Lube 160

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Wood Release products are mold release agents for use in panel pressing processes for Medium Density Fiberboard, Oriented Strand Board, Particle Board, and Laminated Strand Board/Laminated Strand Lumber.

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Provides superior slip and mar resistance on a variety of substrates such as metal, wood, film and paper. It can also be used in thermal transfer release coatings to give release when used in combination with a thermally active binder and offers broad FDA compliance.


Anionic carnauba wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagechemical resistance, lubricity/slip resistance
Functional Coatingsblock resistance, mar resistance, release, slip and lubricity

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored, opaque liquid
pH4.5 - 6.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <15
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML160)
SNG (ML160.S)


Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.