OEM Applied Wood Protection

Michelman's range of polymers allows formulators to develop factory-applied wood coatings for a broad range of end-use applications. Typical applications include cabinetry and furniture, parquet flooring, wood doors, and window frames. Various surface modifier additives enhance many formulations' surface appearance, haptics, and durability.

Polymers for OEM Applied Wood Protection MFFT (°C) % Non-Volatile abrasion resistance block resistance chemical resistance gloss enhancement hardness scratch resistance water resistance wood grain enhancement

Michem® Dispersion Urethane 2012B

(Water-based polyurethane-acrylic hybrid system)

Provides abrasion, water, and blocking resistance and fast hardness development for floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and industrial coatings.

30 34.0 - 36.0        

Michem® Dispersion Urethane 2022B

(Water-based polyurethane-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Provides very good chemical resistance and abrasion resistance for floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and furniture coatings.

40 34.0 - 36.0      

Michem® Dispersion Urethane 4075B

(Water-based polyurethane dispersion)

Provides excellent abrasion resistance, water resistance, and high flexibility for floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and industrial coatings.

39.0 - 41.0            

Michem™ Dispersion Urethane 2012

(Water-based polyurethane-acrylic hybrid system)

Provides very good abrasion, water, and blocking resistance and fast hardness development for floor coatings, parquet lacquers and industrial coatings.

30 34.0 - 36.0        

Michem™ Dispersion Urethane 2022

(Water-based 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      

Michem™ Dispersion Urethane 4075

(Water-based polyurethane dispersion)

Provides excellent abrasion resistance, water resistance, and high flexibility for floor coatings and parquet lacquers. This product is APE free and can be used as a one component as well as a two component systems.

0 39.0 - 41.0            

Michem™ Dispersion Urethane 440

(Water-based acrylic-polyurethane dispersion)

Provides chemical, abrasion, and scratch resistance for pigmented floor coatings and parquet lacquers.

15 38.0 - 40.0          
Additives & Modifiers for OEM Applied Wood Protection Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance block resistance buffability lubricity mar resistance matting mold release release rub resistance scratch resistance slip resistance water beading water repellence water resistance

Michem® Emulsion 34935

(Anionic paraffin/copolymer blend)

Provides excellent water beading and is primarily used for water resistance in wood coatings.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 48040M2

(Nonionic 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 62330

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene coemulsion)

This fine particle-sized emulsion provides excellent water repellency, corrosion resistance, block resistance, and lubricity when added to varnishes and other coatings without gloss degradation.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 67235

(Nonionic, high density polyethylene emulsion)

A phenol free additive best used in water based coatings where improved slip, rub resistance, hardness and/or block resistance is needed. It has proven very effective for mar resistance in floor polish formulations, as well as mar resistance and shine in car polish formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                    

Michem® Emulsion 91240G

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

Provides excellent anti-blocking, scratch and mar resistance as well as gloss in inks, coatings and overprint varnishes .

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Emulsion 93235

(Nonionic 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

(Nonionic HDPE 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

(Nonionic 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

(Nonionic 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® Emulsion 98040M1

(Nonionic Fischer Tropsch wax emulsion)

Used to provide superior slip, abrasion resistance and antiblock properties in paint, varnish, and wood applications.

Emulsion 38.0 - 42.0 Nonionic                  

Michem® Guard 1350

(Nonionic dispersion of polyethylene wax)

Water based one micron dispersion which improves rub and abrasion resistance in pigmented and semi-gloss coatings, and inks and overprint varnishes at very low addition rates with little effect on gloss.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                    

Michem® Guard 25

(Nonionic polyethylene dispersion)

This water based dispersion promotes mar resistance and flatting properties in paint and coating formulations.

Dispersion 39.0 - 43.0 Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 349

(Nonionic 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

(Anionic 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 124

(Anionic microcrystalline wax emulsion)

This wax emulsion provides release and acts as a detackifier for industrial molding applications and latex glove formulations, and offers slip resistance for adhesives and sealants.

Emulsion 41.0 - 43.0 Anionic                          

Michem® Lube 124P

(Anionic microcrystalline wax emulsion)

This wax emulsion provides release and acts as a detackifier for industrial molding applications and latex glove formulations, and offers slip resistance for adhesives and sealants.

Emulsion 41.0 - 43.0 Anionic                        

Michem® Lube 156 PFP

(Nonionic carnauba wax emulsion)

This wax emulsion provides scratch resistance, lubricity, release, and anti-block properties in auto polishes, cosmetics, paints, coatings, and graphic arts.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Nonionic              

Michem® Lube 160 PFP

(Anionic carnauba wax 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 180

(Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes)

Provides slip, release and anti-blocking properties in a number of applications from wood coatings to synthetic and natural lattices. It also provides mar and scratch resistance and water repellence in varnishes and other coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                      

Michem® Lube 182

(Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax 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

(Anionic polyethylene wax emulsion)

This wax 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

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax coemulsion)

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                    

Michem® Lube 693

(Anionic polyethylene/paraffin emulsion)

This emulsion enhances water repellency, water bead, moisture, and vapor resistance in wood coating applications.

Emulsion 38.5 - 39.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Lube 743G

(Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion)

Exhibiting a high degree of water resistance and block resistance this product is used in many water based coating applications.

Emulsion 31.5 - 32.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Lube 743P

(Nonionic paraffin wax emulsion)

Michem® Lube 743P exhibits a high degree of water resistance and is used in many water based coating applications to increase water resistance and/or surface slip.

Emulsion 31.5 - 32.5 Nonionic                          

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