Michem® Flex R1924

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are emulsions of natural oils and natural oil blends designed to protect topical wood. They provide water resistance and enhance the natural pattern of wood. They also impart water resistance to concrete, and can serve as a component for sealing stone surfaces to provide a wet look with a durable and attractive finish.

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Promotes print receptivity and adhesion of UV cured inks and coatings to flexible packaging substrates and labels.


Water-based print receptive primer

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsprint receptivity, rub resistance, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceStraw to pink colored translucent liquid
pH7.0 - 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile42.0 - 45.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 200 max
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFR1924)
AUB (MFR1924.E)
SNG (MFR1924.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex R1924 can be applied via gravure, flexo and other coating methods. A corona treatment of the surface is recommended before applying the coating. A coat weight of 0.5 gsm dry is recommended. The product needs to be dried using hot air. EZ Cup Viscosity - #2Cup, 25 - 27 seconds.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.