Michem® Lube 693

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 »


This emulsion enhances water repellency, water bead, moisture, and vapor resistance in wood coating applications.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Exterior Wood Protectionrelease, water beading, water repellence, water resistance
Inkswater repellence
Overprint Varnisheswater repellence
OEM Applied Wood Protectionwater resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceCream colored liquid
pH9.0 – 10.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile38.5% – 39.5%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range100 – 750
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Polyethylene / Paraffin Wax blend Emulsion

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® Lube 693

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML693)