Michem® Emulsion 36840

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are environmentally friendly emulsions and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings by providing water resistance and good water bead to wood and concrete. They enhance the natural pattern of wood and can serve as an effective additive in improving the durability and aesthetics of stone based substrates.

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Usage

Improves water resistance, mar resistance and anti-block properties in paints and coatings.

Description

Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Building Paintsblock resistance, water resistance
Fruit & Vegetable Coatingsmoisture control
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance, water beading, water repellence

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, opaque liquid
pH8.5 - 9.5
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Specific Gravity0.95 - 0.97
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ME36840)
SNG (ME36840.S)

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.