CINCINNATI, OH (February 12, 2013) – Michelman will be featuring a variety of new and enhanced surface modifiers in booth #7-523 at the European Coatings Show 2013 being held in Nürnberg, Germany from March 19-21, 2013. One of the new products being introduced will be Michem® Wood Coating 75, a proprietary anionic formulation that provides excellent water resistance in topical wood coatings. The new low-VOC formulation prevents the swelling of wood in the presence of water, and produces outstanding water bead.
Other highlighted products will include:
• Michem Prime 6121, a versatile dispersion that provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates, aids corrosion protection, and enhances the water, grease, oil and solvent resistance of coatings and adhesives.
• Michem Guard 349, a nonionic polyethylene dispersion designed to impart rub resistance, block resistance and matting properties in aqueous paints, coatings and inks.
• NatureShield® 41, a natural oil emulsion used in wood and concrete applications to produce water resistance. It also creates a wet look on stone surfaces. As a penetrating oil emulsion, it highlights the grain of wood substrates.
• Michem Emulsion 53145, a co-emulsion additive that produces superior rub and scratch resistance in aqueous industrial coatings and printing inks. It can be used at 3% to 5% dry weight on polymer solids to improve coating performance. It also works well as an anti-block additive with some water resistance properties.
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.
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