Michem® Guard 55

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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Provides matting when used as an additive in inks, overprint varnishes and industrial wood applications.


Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, free-flowing paste
pH6.5 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range2 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 5000
Spindle Number4

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.