Michem® Emulsion 11226

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are environmentally friendly emulsions and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings by providing water resistance and good water bead to wood and concrete. They enhance the natural pattern of wood and can serve as an effective additive in improving the durability and aesthetics of stone based substrates.

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Usage

Useful as an additive in fiberglass sizing formulations used to reinforce polypropylene. This emulsion has a very high molecular weight, similar to a polypropylene coupling agent. The molecular weight enhancement should provide additional properties to the fiberglass, not achieved with standard low molecular weight polypropylenes. Being cationic in nature it should provide better adhesion to the glass fibers when processing and forming.

Description

Cationic polypropylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, continuous fiber, impact resistance, PP compatible
Nonwovensblock resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, translucent liquid
pH4.8 - 5.8
Emulsifier ChargeCationic/ Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile25.2 - 26.2
Recommended pH Range<7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <50
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ME11226)