High-Speed InkJet

Michelman's family of high-performance primers for inkjet are designed to improve print quality and ink adhesion on both film and paper substrates, including solutions for both pigmented water-based and UV inkjet printing applications.

Formulated Coatings for High-Speed InkJet adhesion Applicator - flexo / gravure/ roll improved holdout reduced bleed Substrate - paper UV ink primer

DigiGuard® 520IJ

(Water-based OPV for inkjet printed paper used in corrugated boxes)

A water-based overprint varnish (OPV) that protects and enhances the appearance of printed corrugated boxes. This innovative and unique OPV is specifically formulated for inkjet presses to pre-print paper used in corrugated boxes and offers low odor, high gloss and hot mar resistance. DigiGuard® 520IJ is also receptive to hot melt and cold set glues for efficient process in sealing ends of boxes.


JetPrime® UV 100

(Primer for UV ink onto paper and opaque film substrate)

Provides improved adhesion and print quality when printing with UV Inkjet on coated, uncoated, and/or direct thermal paper substrates (particularly for wine labels) as well as for film substrates. This primer improves hold out, reduces bleed and mottle, and makes colors more vibrant.


JetPrime® WB 1100

(Water-based primer for inkjet)

Formulated for water-based inkjet inks for coated offset substrates, this water-based primer offers low coat weight, superior print quality and enhanced color gamut compared to unprimed sheets.


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