DigiPrime® 050

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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Imparts a print-receptive surface to film and metalized film substrates to improve the transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available on the Indigo 20000 Digital Press. This product is suitable for food contact.


Primer for digital printing

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsApplicator - Indigo ILP station, OEM - Indigo ws20000, Substrate - film

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear liquid
pH9.5 - 11.5
Percent Non-Volatile8.0 - 10.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 8 - 25
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DP050)
AUB (DP050.E)
SNG (DP050.S)

Application Data

Indigo 20000 Digital Press Clean up must be accomplished with soft water while the applicator roll is still damp. In case the primer dries, residue may be cleaned by scrubbing with soap and water. For hard residues, a mix of caustic solution might be used. Do not dilute.


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