Michem® Guard 1360

Michem Guard Family Overview

Michem® Guard waterborne dispersions add optimum slip, and abrasion, mar, and block resistance without using solvents. Some also provide a matting effect for a more natural appearance. Learn more about Michem Guard »


Water-based 1 micron dispersion used in relatively high gloss coatings. It provides rub and abrasion resistance at low rates of addition.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksblock resistance, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Overprint Varnishesabrasion resistance, block resistance, gloss enhancement, scratch resistance
Glovesblock resistance, rub resistance
OEM Applied Wood Protectionabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, scratch resistance
Automotive Caremar resistance, matting, lubricity

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH7.0 – 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile49.5% – 50.5%
Recommended pH Range4.0 – 10.0
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Nonionic dispersion of polyethylene wax

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

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Guard 1360

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MGRD1360)