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 additive for polish formulations provides buffability, gloss enhancement and mar resistance with an exceptionally small particle size.

Emulsion 13.5 - 14.5 Anionic  

Michem® Emulsion 93935

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

A phenol and formaldehyde free wax emulsion used in floor polish formulations where it imparts black heel resistance, toughness and buffability and mar and scuff resistance. It is also useful in paint and varnish formulations to impart durability, block, mar and scratch resistance.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic  

Michem® Lube 156 PFP

(Nonionic carnauba wax emulsion)

Used as an additive in polish (specifically car polish), cosmetics, paints, coatings and graphic arts to increase scratch resistance, lubrication, release and anti-block properties. It can also be used in coatings for OPP films.

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)

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

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic    

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