Michem® Guard 55

Brand Family Overview

Micryl™ waterbased coatings offer water and grease resistance with exceptional flexo runnability. They are applied over ink as protective, rub-resistant finishes, and also used as low-cost, heat-resistant overprints for porous substrates.

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Provides matting when used as an additive in inks, overprint varnishes and industrial wood applications.


Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, free-flowing paste
pH6.5 - 8.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 5000
Spindle Number4

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.