Product News: Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings
Wood Coating produces optimal water beading.
Press Release Summary:
May 18, 2012 - Typically used for outdoor wood deck and fence applications, Michem Wood Coating 75 penetrates wood surfaces and produces optimal water beading and anti-swell properties. Water-based additive dries completely clear, contains less than 100 g/L of VOCs, and can be diluted down to 10% solids while maintaining effectiveness. Because it protects against water damage, product helps control cracking, splintering, color fading, dirt pickup, and mold/mildew growth.
Original Press Release
Low VOC Michem® Wood Coating 75 from Michelman Produces Excellent Water Beading and Anti-Swell Properties
Press release date: May 15, 2012
CINCINNATI, OH - Michem Wood Coating 75 from Michelman is a new water based additive that penetrates wood surfaces and produces excellent water beading and anti-swell properties. When compared to uncoated wood, Michem Wood Coat 75 improves swell resistance by 80%, and extends the life and beauty of exterior wood. It dries completely clear and is typically used for outdoor wood deck and fence applications.
Michem Wood Coating 75 contains less than 100 grams per liter of VOCs and can be diluted down to 10% solids while maintaining effectiveness. It offers outstanding recoatability for improved wetout andintercoat adhesion, and can be used as a stand-alone topical wood coating or as a surface modifier.
Because it protects against water damage, Michem Wood Coating 75 also contributes to the ability to control cracking, splintering, color fading, dirt pickup, mold and mildew growth.
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.