Michem® Lube

Benefits and Uses

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions used all over the world to improve processing and performance. Customers choose Michem® Lube because they know they will get the world’s best quality, backed by a level of service and support only Michelman can provide:

  • We have more wax emulsion experience, and offer more product breadth, than any other competitor
  • Whatever the application, our technical experts can help maximize the formula for best results
  • Sourcing on three continents saves the time and money needed to thrive in competitive global markets
  • No one else has the regulatory expertise to quickly ensure all requirements are being met

Mostly carnauba- and paraffin-based, this line is extremely stable and compatible with ingredients used in many industries, including:

  • Automotive care products
  • Building materials
  • Can and coil coatings
  • Concrete
  • Cordage and twine
  • Deck stains and sealants
  • Die lubricants
  • Fiber sizings
  • Floor polishes
  • Furniture coatings
  • Glass
  • Gloves, balloons, footwear and mechanical seals
  • Inks
  • Packaging films
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesives
  • Textiles
  • Urethane foam
  • Varnishes

A wide array of surface properties can be enhanced with Michem® Lube, including barrier properties, block resistance, buffability, gloss, peelability, release, scuff and mar resistance, seal strength and slip. Low-VOC formulations are available.

Products
Michem® Lube 103DI:
Anionic polyethylene emulsion
Michem® Lube 110:
Anionic carnauba/polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 124:
Anionic microcrystalline wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 124H:
Anionic microcrystalline wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 135:
Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 156:
Nonionic carnauba wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 160:
Anionic carnauba wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 160F:
Anionic carnauba wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 160PF:
Anionic carnauba wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 160PFP:
Anionic carnauba wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 180:
Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes
Michem® Lube 182:
Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 190:
Anionic polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 193:
Anionic carnauba emulsion
Michem® Lube 270R:
Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 368:
Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 388F:
Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 511:
Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 693:
Anionic polyethylene/paraffin emulsion
Michem® Lube 723:
Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion
Michem® Lube 743:
Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion