DigiGuard® Matte 173

Brand Family Overview

ACqua™ aqueous dispersions based on ionomers of ethylene copolymers offer environmentally-friendly metal protection resisting acids, solvents and corrosion.

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Delivers a matte finish, heat resistance and rub resistance when applied to digitally printed film.


Water-based, matte finish, overprint varnish

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishheat resistance, matte, rub resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile43.5 - 45.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DGM173)

Application Data

DigiGuard® Matte 173 should be applied via flexo or gravure.