DigiPrime® 050

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are emulsions of natural oils and natural oil blends designed to protect topical wood. They provide water resistance and enhance the natural pattern of wood. They also impart water resistance to concrete, and can serve as a component for sealing stone surfaces to provide a wet look with a durable and attractive finish.

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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.