CINCINNATI, OH - Michelman will be featuring a wide variety of new and enhanced surface modifiers in booth #7-636 at the European Coatings Show 2011 being held in Nurnberg, Germany from March 29-31, 2011. One of the new products being introduced will be NatureShield(TM) 31, an anionic emulsion of natural oils and waxes that provides excellent water resistance, swell resistance and water beading when used in wood stains and sealants.
Other highlighted application solutions will include:
Michem Guard 7140, a water based emulsion of polyethylene wax that improves rub and abrasion resistance in coatings, inks and OPVs.
Michem Dispersion Urethane 16, an APE free aliphatic urethane dispersion that's used as a corrosion protectant, and a surface modifier in textile and flexible coatings.
Michem Prime 4983R, a popular and versatile functionalized copolymer dispersion that delivers the high performance barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form.
Michem Emulsion 62330, an anionic paraffin emulsion that provides excellent water repellency when added to varnishes and other coatings.
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.