Michem® Guard 25

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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This water based dispersion promotes mar resistance and flatting properties in paint and coating formulations.


Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmatting
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, matting, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, viscous liquid
pH7.0 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.0 - 43.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <8500
Spindle Number4

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. - No smoking.