DigiPrime® 4450

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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Usage

A ready to use primer which provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo ElectroInks® to most films and papers. It has exceptional anti-block properties and can be used for two sided printing. It also has food contact approval.

Description

Print receptive primer for HP Indigo ElectroInks®.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsApplicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, OEM - Indigo various presses, Substrate - film, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, translucent liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile30.0 - 32.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DP4450)
AUB (DP4450.E)
SNG (DP4450.S)

Application Data

DigiPrime® 4450 may be applied by flexo or gravure coating systems. Recommended application rate for films is between 0.5 to 0.2 gsm dry coat weight. For paper, slightly higher weights will be needed to overcome the absorption of the substrate, this will vary from paper to paper but dry weights around 0.7 to 1 gsm are recommended. EZ Cup Viscosity - #2 Cup, 22 - 24 sec.

Storage

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