Michem® Guard 7140

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are environmentally friendly emulsions and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings by providing water resistance and good water bead to wood and concrete. They enhance the natural pattern of wood and can serve as an effective additive in improving the durability and aesthetics of stone based substrates.

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Usage

A water-based, dispersion which improves blocking, rub and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes and at very low addition rates. It also produces smooth satin finishes at 5-10% addition rates.

Description

Anionic polyethylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Textiles & Leatherscuff resistance and feel
Building Paintsmar resistance
Inksblock resistance, block resistance, mar resistance, mar resistance, matting, matting, rub resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, matting, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, scratch resistance
Exterior Wood Protectiondurability, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH5.0 - 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range4 - 10
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MGRD7140)
SNG (MGRD7140.S)