Michem® Lube 743

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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Exhibiting a high degree of water, block and mar resistance, and excellent compatibility, this product is used in many water based coating applications.


Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, rub resistance, water resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, mar resistance, water resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance
Thermal Transfermar resistance, release

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, low viscosity liquid
pH6.0 - 7.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile31.5 - 32.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <150
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML743)
SNG (ML743.S)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.