DigiPrime® 5100

Brand Family Overview

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A print primer which provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo electro inks to treated films and paper. It adheres well to many synthetics, including soft vinyl. This product is designed for screen printing, but may also be applied via flexo and other methods.


Primer for digital printing

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsApplicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, Applicator - screen, OEM - Indigo various presses, Substrate - vinyl

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite to light yellow, opaque liquid
pH8.0 - 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile23.0 - 25.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 800 - 1500
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

AUB (DP5100.E)

Application Data

DigiPrime® 5100 has been developed specifically for screen printing. It may also be applied via flexo, gravure, rod or roll coating systems. For screen printing, the following is recommended: 1. Mesh size: 180 lines per cm/460 lines per inch. 2. Thread diameter nominal: 27 micron 3. Squeegee: 80 Durometer A 4. Tension: 20-30N