Furniture Polish

Buffable polishes for fine wood furniture that produce a hard, lasting finish, based on Michelman wax emulsions and polymers.

Additives & Modifiers for Furniture Polish Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge block resistance buffability mar resistance

Licomer® W 483

(Nonionic montan emulsion)

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

Emulsion 29.0 - 31.0 Nonionic    

Michem® Emulsion 24414

(Anionic carnauba wax 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 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® 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 160PF

(Anionic carnauba wax emulsion)

This APEO-free additive imparts slip, abrasion resistance and anti-block properties in a variety of coatings and varnishes.

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    

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