Michem® Lube 182

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, which are mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties.

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Usage

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.

Description

Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Leatherblock resistance, scuff resistance and feel
Automotive Carebuffability
Building Paintsrelease, water resistance
Industrial Wood & Plasticblock resistance, lubricity, scratch resistance, water resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionrelease

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH4.5 - 7.0
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile24.5 - 25.5
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Specific Gravity0.98 - 1.00
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <15
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ML182)
SNG (ML182.S)

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.