Michem® Guard 400

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 multi-functional additive for indoor architectural paints imparts matting, improved scrub resistance, abrasion resistance, and superior stain resistance.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Building Paintsabrasion resistance, stain blocking, scrub resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite Opaque Liquid
pH6.0 – 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile50.5% – 52.5%
Recommended pH Range6.0 – 8.0
Brookfield Viscosity Range> 3000
Spindle Number4

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

Additional Information

Description: Nonionic/anionic multi-functional additive 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: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Guard 400

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MGRD400)