Michem® Lube 156

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
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance, scratch resistance
Glovesblock resistance, mold release
Householdabrasion resistance
Industrial & Institutionalblock resistance, release, scratch resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceCream colored, opaque liquid
pH4.0 – 6.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5% – 25.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 15
Spindle Number1

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

Additional Information

Description: Carnauba Emulsion

Handling: 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 container tightly closed. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing. Keep out of the reach of children

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Lube 156

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML156)

Tuas, Singapore (ML156.S)