DigiPrime® Icon 8020

DigiPrime Icon Family Overview

DigiPrime® Icon primers are designed for converters who prepare substrates off-line, providing better runnability and cleanability, lower odor, and superior adhesion. These press-ready, water-based primers are designed for flexographic or gravure applications, and optimize most film and paper substrates. They are very stable in liquid form. Coated substrates have a shelf life of 12 months or more, and will not yellow or show degradation of print quality or adhesion. Learn more about DigiPrime Icon »


It provides excellent adhesion of HP ElectroInk to most films and papers and is suitable for food contact and is especially useful for flexible applications as well as label production. When applied at the recommended coating weight, the optical properties of the substrate are minimally affected maintaining the original aspect of the substrate. This product possesses good stability to light and is resistant to yellowing.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsSubstrate - film, Substrate - paper

Physical Properties

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.0 – 11.0
Percent Non-Volatile21.0% – 23.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 250
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Off-line primer for HP Indigo printability

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: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for DigiPrime® Icon 8020

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (DPI8020)

Aubange, Belgium (DPI8020.E)

Tuas, Singapore (DPI8020.S)