Michem® Lube 180

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 »

Usage

Provides slip, release and anti-blocking properties in a number of applications from wood coatings to synthetic and natural lattices. It also provides mar and scratch resistance and water repellence in varnishes and other coatings.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Inksrelease
Overprint Varnishesrelease
Glovesblock resistance, detackifier, mold release
OEM Applied Wood Protectionblock resistance, water resistance, lubricity
Leatherblock resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH4.5 – 6.5
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile24.5% – 25.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 25
Spindle Number1
RPM60

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

Additional Information

Description: Carnauba / Paraffin Wax blend Emulsion

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: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Lube 180

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML180)

Tuas, Singapore (ML180.S)