Michem® Coat 81

Brand Family Overview

ThermaGloss® overprint varnishes (OPVs) impart excellent gloss to preprinted linerboard. Coated linerboard passes through the corrugator without picking, softening or smearing. Superior heat resistance eliminates the need for hotplate temperature reduction.

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A repulpable, printable, and cold set gluable coating optimized for water resistance and intermediate MVTR protection. Common uses include packaging for produce and meats, or anywhere packaged goods require protection from water or moisture vapor. It can be used alone as a single bump, or can be an ideal base coat for other barrier-enhancing Michelman coatings.


Water resistant coating with intermediate moisture barrier.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Perishableswater resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceOff-white liquid
pH8.5 - 10.0

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MC81)

Application Data

Michem® Coat 81 is best applied via off-line rod coater or in-line at the wet end of the corrugator. Dry end application is not recommended. Dilution is not recommended.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.