DigiGuard® Gloss 115

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Glide products are water-based high Slip additives for paints, coatings and graphic arts that when used at 1% - 5% solids on solids improve abrasion resistance and lubricity. They can also improve high temperature anti-blocking.

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Usage

Provides good resistance to heat and a low coefficient of friction as an overprint varnish. It has good adhesion to most packaging films and inks and can help protect the print from damage. It can be used in demanding applications where ease of slip over hot surfaces is required - for example in vertical form, fill and seal packaging.

Description

Overprint varnish for flexible packaging

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint VarnishApplicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, controlled slip, heat resistance, high gloss

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Physical Properties

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

Appearancewhite,translucent liquid
pH8.0 - 10
Percent Non-Volatile37.0 - 40.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <300
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DGG115)

Application Data

DigiGuard® Gloss 115 can be applied by flexo, gravure or roll coater. A drying temperature of 60C or over will ensure the optimum heat resistance of the coating is achieved.

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment as required.