Michem® Guard 1351

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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Improves rub and abrasion resistance in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks and OPV's at very low addition rates.


Nonionic polyethylene wax dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Automotive Caremar resistance
Building Paintsdurability, mar resistance
Inksblock resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, matting, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, scratch resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH6.0 - 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile64.0 - 66.0
Recommended pH Range4 - 10
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1500
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MGRD1351)
AUB (MGRD1351.E)
SNG (MGRD1351.S)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.