Michem® Wood Release 1126

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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Creates a low COF coating that provides release of the wood strands from the press plate or belt. Results include lighter board color, reduced buildup, no process slip, and non-foaming.


Proprietary release blend

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Oriented Strand Boardrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear, straw colored liquid
pH9.5 - 12.5
Emulsifier ChargePotassium dispersed
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 26.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 200
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MWR1126)
AUB (MWR1126.E)
SNG (MWR1126.S)

Application Data

Michem® Wood Release 1126 is easily dilutable with water and can be applied by roll coating or spraying over the continuous metal belt. Soft or deionized water is recommended for dilution.


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Product containers should be kept closed prior to use and when not in use.. Wear personal protective equipment.