DigiGuard® IJ 530

DigiGuard IJ Family Overview

Michelman’s DigiGuard® IJ series of odorless, aqueous overprint coatings is specially formulated for demanding aqueous inkjet applications including folding carton, direct mail, and brochures. These durable, fast-drying aqueous overprint coatings deliver improved water, chemical, and scratch resistance in a range of tailored surface finishes. They are cold-set glue-able and can be used for indirect food contact applications. Learn more about DigiGuard IJ »


A low odor, high gloss aqueous overprint coating formulated for water-based inkjet folding carton applications that provides flexibility with hot melt and cold set gluability.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
High-Speed InkJetchemical resistance, durability, scratch resistance, water resistance, Substrate - paper, Applicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, glossy

Physical Properties

AppearanceAmber liquid
pH7.5 – 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile36.0% – 38.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 100
Spindle Number1

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

Additional Information

Description: Aqueous overprint coating for folding carton

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for DigiGuard® IJ 530

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (DG530IJ)