NatureShield® 50

NatureShield Family Overview

NatureShield® additives for wood & concrete surface coatings are designed to improve the durability, weatherability, and aesthetics of wood and stone-based substrates. These environmentally-friendly additives impart abrasion, scratch, & water resistance, provide good water beading, and enhance the natural pattern of wood. Comprised of naturally-derived materials, many NatureShield® products are certified under the USDA BioPreferred Program. Learn more about NatureShield »


This additive provides matting, scratch, and abrasion resistance to various building paints, and OEM & on-site applied coatings for wood and concrete applications.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Concreteabrasion resistance, matting, scratch resistance
OEM Applied Wood Protectionabrasion resistance, matting, scratch resistance
On-Site Applied Wood Protectionabrasion resistance, scratch resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhitish liquid
pH4.0 – 6.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile40.0% – 42.0%
Recommended pH Range3 – 11
Brookfield Viscosity Range200 – 800
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Proprietary wax dispersion

Handling: 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

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for NatureShield® 50

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (NSHLD50)

Aubange, Belgium (NSHLD50.E)