Michem® Guard 60

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 mar resistance properties when used as an additive in paint, coating, ink and overprint varnish formulations.


Nonionic Fischer-Tropsch dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, matting, rub resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, mar resistance, matting, rub resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, matting, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, viscous liquid
pH4.0 - 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile52.0 - 54.0
Recommended pH Range2 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 - 1000
Spindle Number3

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Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.