Michem® Guard 201

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
Overprint Varnishesmatting

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH9.0 – 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5% – 25.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Amide Dispersion

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: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Guard 201

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MGRD201)