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An additive for size press treatments or pigment coatings to optimize substrates for HP Indigo printability. At suggested addition rate, it shows reduced dryer can buildup and excellent runnability at the size press. This treatment provides improved HP Indigo Electroinks adhesion and superior blanket compatibility.
Size press treatment for digital printing on paper substrates.
This product is used in many applications including the following:
|HP Indigo Solutions||Applicator - size press, Substrate - paper|
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These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.
|Appearance||Slightly tan liquid|
|pH||9.5 - 10.8|
|Shelf Life (mo)||12|
|Freeze/Thaw Stability||None: protect from freezing|
|Percent Non-Volatile||20.0 - 22.0|
|Specific Gravity||0.975 - 0.985|
|Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s)||<400|
Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)
DigiPrime® 1600 is intended to be added to size press treatments. It is important to determine compatibility and viscosity requirements when mixed with cooked starch and any other additives prior to running on the size press. Dilute primer with soft water to required solids. Recommend usage ratio of 3 parts starch to 1 part primer. Target coat weight of 0.6 to 0.8 dry gsm of the DigiPrime® 1600.