Michem® In-Line Primer 030

Brand Family Overview

ProHere™ grades are waterborne polymer dispersions and emulsions specifically developed for use in metal coatings. The range encompasses both polymer resins that can serve as organic binders in a coating formulation as well as lubricants and anti-scratch additives for metal processing and in-use lubricants.

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Imparts a print-receptive surface to most substrates to improve the ink transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available as options on both the WS6000 and WS6600 presses. The primer improves the surface of a wide range of paper substrates, both uncoated and clay-coated of various basis weights, as well as PSA label stocks with paper or polyolefin face-stocks, including textured papers and transparent labelstock. This product possesses good stability to light and is resistant to yellowing.


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 8000, OEM - Indigo ws6000, 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-Volatile27.5 - 29.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (ILP030)
AUB (ILP030.E)
SNG (ILP030.S)

Application Data

Michem® In-Line Primer 030 is designed specifically for use in the in-line priming unit of an HP Indigo WS6600 printing press. As such, when run as instructed by HP Indigo on paper substrates, the ILP unit will apply the correct amount of primer to achieve optimal ink adhesion and press performance. EZ Cup Viscosity - #3 Cup, 8 - 13 seconds. 09.09.16CAR: added information to the Application Data per JB. Do not dilute.