Michelman Improves Performance of Coatings, Inks and Varnishes

Michelman now offers two new grades of its Michem Guard family of waterborne dispersions formulated to control slip, mar, and rub resistance in water-based OPVs, inks and industrial coatings. The dispersions eliminate the need to use solvent-based surface modifiers.

Michem Guard 1350 and 1351 are both nonionic dispersions of polyethylene wax that improve rub and abrasion resistance in pigmented and semi-gloss coatings, inks and OPVs. They prevent blocking and cause minimal reduction in gloss.

Michem Guard 1350 features a narrow particle size distribution centered at approximately one micron, giving it a unique balance of rub resistance and gloss at very low addition rates - typically just 3-5% of total formula weight. Michem Guard 1351 contains an efficient solids content of 65%.

The new products will be introduced at ChinaCoat 2011 in Hall 3E Booth 3G06-10

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