DigiGuard® Matte 173

DigiGuard Family Overview

DigiGuard® water-based 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. Learn more about DigiGuard »


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

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishrub resistance, heat resistance, matte

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH8.0 – 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile43.5% – 45.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 1000
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Water-based, matte finish, overprint varnish

Handling: 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: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for DigiGuard® Matte 173

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (DGM173)