Michem® Lube 156 PFP

Michem Lube Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, which are mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties. Learn more about Michem Lube »


Provides scratch resistance, lubricity, release, and anti-block properties in auto polishes, cosmetics, paints, coatings, and graphic arts.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Industrial & Institutionalblock resistance, release, scratch resistance, lubricity
Can & Coillubricity
Furniture Polishblock resistance, mar resistance, buffability
Leatherblock resistance, release, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Automotive Caregloss enhancement, mar resistance, buffability, lubricity, APEO free
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, chemical resistance, gloss enhancement, release, rub resistance, scratch resistance, lubricity
Glovesblock resistance, donnability, mold release, lubricity, smoothness
OEM Applied Wood Protectionblock resistance, mar resistance, release, rub resistance, scratch resistance, buffability, lubricity
Functional Coatingsblock resistance, release, rub resistance, scratch resistance
Thermal Transfermar resistance, release

Physical Properties

AppearanceCream colored, opaque liquid
pH4.5 – 7.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5% – 25.5%
Recommended pH Range1 – 12
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 15
Spindle Number1

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

Additional Information

Description: Nonionic carnauba emulsion

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. 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® Lube 156 PFP

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML156PFP)

Aubange, Belgium (ML156PFP.E)

Tuas, Singapore (ML156PFP.S)