DigiPrime® 1600

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Coat water-based coatings are selected primarily for grease and oil resistance. Other benefits include water resistance, release, coldset gluability, hot melt gluability, recyclability, and compliance with specific food contact regulations.

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Usage

An additive for size press treatments or pigment coatings to optimize substrates for HP Indigo printability. At suggested addition rate, it shows reduced dryer can buildup and excellent runnability at the size press. This treatment provides improved HP Indigo Electroinks adhesion and superior blanket compatibility.

Description

Size press treatment for digital printing on paper substrates.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsApplicator - size press, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceSlightly tan liquid
pH9.5 - 10.8
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <400
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DP1600)
AUB (DP1600.E)
SNG (DP1600.S)

Application Data

DigiPrime® 1600 is intended to be added to size press treatments. It is important to determine compatibility and viscosity requirements when mixed with cooked starch and any other additives prior to running on the size press. Dilute primer with soft water to required solids. Recommend usage ratio of 3 parts starch to 1 part primer. Target coat weight of 0.6 to 0.8 dry gsm of the DigiPrime® 1600.

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.