DigiGuard® IJ 5302

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 InkJetdurability, scratch resistance, water resistance, Substrate - paper, Applicator - flexo / gravure/ roll, glossy

Physical Properties

AppearanceCream colored liquid
pH7.5 – 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile37.0% – 39.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 100
Spindle Number1

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

Additional Information

Description: Aqueous inkjet overprint coating for folding carton

Handling: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep at temperatures between 5 °C and 38 °C (41 °F and 100 °F). Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place

Shelf Life: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for DigiGuard® IJ 5302

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (DGIJ5302)