DigiPrime® 1500LA

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Can be added to size press treatments or pigment coatings to optimize substrates for HP Indigo printability. It provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks® to paper and it's low pH allows incorporation into a wide range of formulations.


Primer 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, OEM - Indigo various presses, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH7.4 - 8.4
Emulsifier ChargeAmmoniated dispersion
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <500
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DP1500LA)
AUB (DP1500LA.E)
SNG (DP1500LA.S)

Application Data

DigiPrime® 1500LA is normally applied to paper in combination with starch at the size press applicator. For more specific detail see our application guidelines. EZ Cup Viscosity #3 cup 12-14sec


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