DigiGuard® Gloss 310

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Wax micronized waxes enhance the performance of water-based, solventborne and powder coating formulations. Highly efficient, these waxes are used as process aids and improve many coating and ink properties, including: scratch and mar resistance, lubricity, block resistance, release, and matting.

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Usage

Used over HP Indigo Electroinks® it gives protection to the ink when used in form, fill and seal packaging applications. It offers good slip allowing easy feed of the coated web and is resistant to heat from the heat sealing operation. It can be used in food packaging as a protective overprint varnish.

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, food packaging, heat resistance, high gloss

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceLight yellow
Percent Non-Volatile36.5 - 38.0

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

AUB (DGG310.E)

Application Data

DigiGuard® Gloss 310 can be applied via flexo, gravure, or roll coater. A drying temperature of 60°C or above will ensure that optimum heat resistance of the coating is achieved.