Automotive Care

Buffable polishes for automotive exterior that produce a hard lasting finish, and leather coating additives based on Michelman wax emulsions.

Additives & Modifiers for Automotive Care Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance block resistance buffability durability gloss enhancement leather satin finish leather tactile modification lubricity mar resistance release rub resistance scratch resistance slip resistance spray wax tire dressing water resistance

Licomer® W 483

(Montan emulsion)

This high gloss concentrated emulsion, is used for dry-bright polishes.

Emulsion 29.0 - 31.0 Nonionic                              

Michem® Dispersion 91530

(Acrylic Resin Specialty Dispersion)

This dispersion used as a leveling aid in the floor finish industry enhances the gloss, buffability, and mar resistance of floor polish. It is also effective for gloss enhancement in auto polish formulations.

Specialty Dispersion 29.0 - 31.0                              

Michem® Emulsion 24414

(Carnauba Emulsion)

This small particle size emulsion provides buffability, gloss enhancement, and mar resistance in auto polish formulations.

Emulsion 13.5 - 14.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 67235

(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 91735

(Maleated polypropylene emulsion)

A sizing polymer for fiberglass and other fibers used to reinforce polypropylene. It can also be used in paint & varnish and polish applications to impart durability, mar, slip and block resistance.

Emulsion 34.0 - 36.0 Anionic / 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 95535

(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 to be 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® Lube 156

(Carnauba 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 156 PFP

(Carnauba 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

(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 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                            

Michem® Lube 985

(Carnauba / Paraffin Wax blend Emulsion)

Provides slip, release, and anti-blocking properties in several applications, including wood coatings, latex gloves, and floor and auto polishes. It can also be blended with synthetic and natural lattices.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Prime 4983R

(Copolymer dispersion)

This dispersion provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates and enhances the water, grease, oil, and solvent-resistance of coatings and adhesives. It can serve as a tie coat or primer for extrusion coatings, a foil laminate, specialty paper coating, paper sizing agent, heat sealable coating, and a nonwoven binder, and used as a thermally active binder in thermal transfer release coatings.

Specialty Dispersion 24.2 - 25.4 N/A                              

Wax Dispersion 40

(Paraffin Solvent Dispersion)

This dispersion aids in water repellency and provides some slip and release properties in solvent applications. It is most effective when used in formulations for deck, architectural, and industrial coatings.

Solvent Dispersion 39.5 - 40.5                        

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