DigiPrime® 4453

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Emulsion is a versatile family of products that adds value to a wide range of markets. Markets include paint & coatings, fiberglass, inks & OPVs, floor care, wood finishes, automotive care products, building products, carpets, die lubricants, fruit & vegetable coatings, textiles, and urethane foam.

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A water resistant primer for both HP Indigo Electroinks® and Xeikon Electrophotographic toners and provides excellent adhesion to most papers and films. It is suitable for food contact and is especially useful for flexible packaging applications, as well as label production.


Water based primer for Digital printing

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Other OEM SolutionsApplicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, Substrate - film, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite translucent liquid
pH7.5 - 8.5
Percent Non-Volatile28.0 - 30.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DP4453)
AUB (DP4453.E)
SNG (DP4453.S)

Application Data

DigiPrime® 4453 may be applied via flexo, gravure or smooth roll coater. Dry thoroughly with hot, circulating air. May be used for in-line or off-line processes. Recommended application weight for film substrates is between 0.1-1.0 dry/m2. EZ #2 cup 19-21 s.


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.