Large Particle Emulsion - Michem Guard 7140

Thursday, 22 October 2009

New Michem Guard 7140 Improves Performance of Pigmented Coatings, Semi-Gloss Coatings and OPVs

CINCINNATI, OH (October 22, 2009) – Michem® Guard 7140 is a versatile and efficient new water-based large particle emulsion from Michelman that improves rub and abrasion resistance in pigmented and semi-gloss coating, inks and OPVs at very low addition rates of 2-5%. It can also be used to matte coatings and varnishes to a smooth satin finish at 5-10% addition rates.

Michem Guard 7140 can be used in coatings that go on exterior wood and wood composites, interior furniture and flooring as well as inks and OPVs.

About Michelman
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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