DigiPrime® 050

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties.

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Usage

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.

Description

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
RPM60

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.

Storage

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