Michem® Shield 251

Brand Family Overview

U-Nyte™ products are fiberglass mat binders formulated with phenoxy toughened epoxy resin and compounded with a curing agent. They are used in the manufacturing of nonwoven and textile rolled goods, are compatible with vinyl ester, unsaturated polyester, epoxy and urethane, and are available in powder and flake form.

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Abrasion resistant additive proven most effective in OPV formulations.


Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishesmar resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.0 - 11.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 70
Spindle Number1

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