Michem® Lube 985

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 slip, release, and anti-blocking properties in several applications, including wood coatings, latex gloves, and floor and auto polishes. It can also be blended with synthetic and natural lattices.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance, release, slip resistance
Glovesblock resistance, detackifier, mold release, slip resistance
Automotive Caregloss enhancement, mar resistance, water beading, water resistance, buffability, lubricity, APEO free
Householdslip resistance
Industrial & Institutionalblock resistance, release, slip resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH4.5 – 7.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5% – 40.5%
Recommended pH Range1.0 – 12.0
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 1500
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Anionic carnauba / 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 985

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML985)