Michem® Emulsion 72040

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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Designed to provide excellent rub, mar and scratch resistance for the graphic arts industry.


Nonionic polyethylene wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCream colored, semi-translucent liquid
pH9.0 - 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ME72040)