Building Paints

We offer a complete line of performance-enhancing aqueous surface modifiers for use in both interior and exterior building paints

Polymers for Building Paints MFFT (°C) % Non-Volatile abrasion resistance chemical resistance hardness

Michem™ Dispersion Urethane 2022

(Polyurethane Acrylic Hybrid Dispersion)

A tin-free dispersion that provides very good chemical resistance, fast drying and hardening, and abrasion resistance for wood floor and furniture coatings.

40 33.0 - 36.0
Additives & Modifiers for Building Paints Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance block resistance durability lubricity mar resistance matting mold release release rub resistance sacraficial anti-graffiti scratch resistance slip resistance water beading water repellence water resistance

Michem® Emulsion 36840

(Paraffin / Polyethylene Wax blend Emulsion)

Improves water resistance, mar resistance and anti-block properties in paints and coatings.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 47950

(Paraffin Emulsion)

Effective as a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating and can also contribute water and corrosion resistance to industrial and wood coatings. This product also provides lubricity and serves as a mold release for industrial molding applications.

Emulsion 49.0 - 51.0 Nonionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 48040M2

(Microcrystalline wax emulsion)

This water-based emulsion provides excellent anti-blocking and release properties for building paint, and industrial molding and wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 66035

(Paraffin / Polyethylene Wax blend Emulsion)

An excellent waterbeading agent for exterior coatings providing early water beading and anti-blocking properties as well. It also is successfully used for hot tire scuff resistance in asphalt.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                      

Michem® Emulsion 93235

(High Density Polyethylene Emulsion)

A phenol-free additive best used in water-based coatings where improved slip, rub resistance, hardness, or block resistance is needed. It provides effective mar resistance in floor polish formulations, and shine and mar resistance in auto polish formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 93335

(High Density Polyethylene Emulsion)

Enhances anti-blocking, slip properties and mar resistance and is used most effectively for wood coatings,inks and overprint varnishes.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                    

Michem® Emulsion 93935

(High Density Polyethylene Emulsion)

This phenol and formaldehyde-free additive imparts black heel resistance, toughness, buffability, and mar and scuff resistance for floor polish formulations. It also imparts durability, block, mar and scratch resistance in paint and varnish formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 94340

(Maleated Polypropylene Emulsion)

A phenol-free additive is best used in floor polish and overprint varnish formulations when a high degree of slip resistance is needed. It also provides durability and scratch resistance to wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic / Nonionic                    

Michem® Guard 200

(Polyethylene Dispersion)

This aqueous dispersion for interior and exterior wood varnishes, decreases gloss while improving abrasion resistance, slip, and anti-blocking for cabinetry, furniture, and floor applications.

Dispersion 47.5 - 48.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 201

(Amide Dispersion)

This aqueous dispersion for interior and exterior wood varnishes, decreases gloss while improving abrasion resistance, slip, and anti-blocking for cabinetry, furniture, and floor applications.

Dispersion 24.5 - 25.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 349

(Fischer-Tropsch Dispersion)

Designed to impart rub resistance, block resistance and matting properties to aqueous paints, coatings and inks.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 7140

(Polyethylene Dispersion)

This water-based dispersion provides block, rub, and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes. It also produces smooth satin finishes at a 5-10% addition rate.

Dispersion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                            

Michem® Lube 160 PFP

(Carnauba Emulsion)

This phenol-free additive provides slip and anti-block properties when used in coatings for seeds, metal, wood and OPP films.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                    

Michem® Lube 182

(Paraffin / Carnauba Wax blend Emulsion)

This wax emulsion provides slip, release, and anti-block properties in wood coatings and other applications and may be blended with synthetic and natural lattices. It also provides mar and scratch resistance and water repellency in varnishes and other coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Lube 190

(High Density Polyethylene Emulsion)

Provides mar, rub, block, and scratch resistance, and improved water resistance in coatings and graphic arts formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                      

Michem® Lube 270R

(Paraffin / Polyethylene Wax blend Emulsion)

Provides excellent water and block resistance in paint and coating formulations. This product is useful for long term water bead and for water repellency on wood as well as a tire dressing and buffability for auto care.

Emulsion 38.5 - 39.5 Anionic                      

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