Michem® Lube 985

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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Michem® Lube 985 can provide slip, release and anti-blocking properties in a number of applications from wood coatings to being blended with synthetic and natural lattices.


Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance, release, slip resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH4.5 - 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range1.0 - 12.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1500
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML985)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.