Michem® Guard 200

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 »


This aqueous dispersion for interior and exterior wood varnishes, decreases gloss while improving abrasion resistance, slip, and anti-blocking for cabinetry, furniture, and floor applications.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Building Paintsabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, slip resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionabrasion resistance, block resistance, matting, slip resistance
Automotive Caremar resistance, matting
Overprint Varnishesmatting
Glovesblock resistance, donnability

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH5.0 – 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile47.5% – 48.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 600
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Nonionic polyethylene dispersion

Handling: 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: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Guard 200

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MGRD200)