Overprint Varnish

DigiGuard® aqueous and UV curable overprint varnishes protect and enhance the appearance of printed materials. Various grades are available for commercial print jobs; form, fill and seal packaging; and food contact applications.

Formulated Coatings for Overprint Varnish Applicator - flexo / gravure/ roll controlled slip food packaging heat resistance high gloss matte rub resistance satin finish UV coating water resistance

DigiGuard® Gloss 100

(Water based overprint varnish)

A water based, heat resistant, glossy overprint varnish.

             

DigiGuard® Gloss 110

(Overprint varnish for flexible packaging)

A high gloss, temperature resistant, water based overprint varnish which meets FDA food contact requirements.

           

DigiGuard® Gloss 115

(Overprint varnish for flexible packaging)

Provides good resistance to heat and a low coefficient of friction as an overprint varnish. It has good adhesion to most packaging films and inks and can help protect the print from damage. It can be used in demanding applications where ease of slip over hot surfaces is required - for example in vertical form, fill and seal packaging.

           

DigiGuard® Gloss 310

(Overprint varnish for flexible packaging)

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.

         

DigiGuard® Matte 173

(Water-based, matte finish, overprint varnish)

Delivers a matte finish, heat resistance and rub resistance when applied to digitally printed film.

             

DigiGuard® Toner Imprintable 6000

(UV overprint varnish)

An acrylic-based aqueous coating for application over HP Indigo digital ink (sizing dependent) printed on paper and paperboard substrates. This product can be evaluated over waterbased ink jet inks.

                 

DigiGuard® UV 2000

(UV overprint varnish)

Designed to be applied in-line over UV or hybrid UV ink systems and aqueous or UV flexo ink and provides excellent gloss and adhesion to HP Indigo inks.

             

DigiGuard® UV 2100

(UV overprint varnish)

A high gloss UV coating for application over HP Indigo, UV, heatset or sheet-fed inks on a variety of plastic stocks.

               

DigiGuard® UV 2150

(UV overprint varnish)

A benzophenone free high gloss UV coating for application over hybrid or UV inks on paper, paperboard and select plastic stocks.

               

DigiGuard® UV 2200

(UV overprint varnish)

A satin UV coating for application in-line over HP Indigo, UV litho, UV flexo and aqueous flexo ink systems.

                 

DigiGuard® UV 2250

(UV overprint varnish)

A general purpose matte UV coating that provides excellent rub resistance. It is specifically formulated for use over HP Indigo or select toner based inks and energy cure inks to be applied in-line or off-line via anilox coaters.

               

DigiGuard® UV 3000

(UV overprint varnish)

A highly cross linked, high rub resistant UV coating recommended for use in-line over HP Indigo and R[12]CUV ink systems.

               

DigiGuard® UV 3100

(UV overprint varnish)

A low migration, high gloss UV coating formulated to be free of California Proposition 65 materials.

               

DigiGuard® UV 3200

(UV overprint varnish)

A Benzophenone free satin UV coating for application over HP Indigo, hybrid or UV inks on paper, paperboard and select plastic stocks.

                 

DigiGuard® UV 3250

(UV overprint varnish)

A Benzophenone free matte UV coating where high performance, low odor, low gloss and fast cure response are desired on paper and paperboard substrates.

               

DigiGuard® UV CR

(UV overprint varnish)

A highly cross linked, high rub resistant UV coating recommended for use in-line over HP Indigo or UV ink systems and recommended to meet the stringent requirements of corrugated liquor packaging.

             

DigiGuard® UV HR

(UV overprint varnish)

A high gloss UV coating for application over challenging inks and substrates requiring maximum flexibility and low odor.

               

DigiGuard® UV WR

(UV overprint varnish)

A high gloss UV coating with great submersion water resistance when applied over HP Indigo, hybrid or UV inks on select plastic stocks.

             

DigiGuard® UV WR Matte

(UV overprint varnish)

A matte UV coating with great submersion water resistance when applied over HP Indigo, hybrid or UV inks on select plastic stocks.

             

Contact Michelman for more information or to request a sample.