Michem® Lube 180

Brand Family Overview

Mold Release is a solventborne polyethylene emulsion that eliminates the high stress between a mold and the molded part, typically used for ceramics. It allows for movement and shrinkage of the part during processing and subsequent temperature fluctuations. With Mold Release, the part releases clean.

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Provides slip, release and anti-blocking properties in a number of applications from wood coatings to synthetic and natural lattices. It also provides mar and scratch resistance and water repellence in varnishes and other coatings.


Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherblock resistance
Overprint Varnishesrelease
Glovesdonnability, release
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, lubricity, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 25.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <25
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML180)
SNG (ML180.S)


Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.