DigiPrime® Icon 8500

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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 »


This print primer provides excellent adhesion of HP ElectroInk to most films and paper, including soft vinyl.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsSubstrate - film, Substrate - paper, Substrate - vinyl

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite to yellow opaque liquid
pH9.2 – 10.2
Percent Non-Volatile21.0% – 23.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range100 – 400
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Offline 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 8500

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (DPI8500)

Aubange, Belgium (DPI8500.E)

Tuas, Singapore (DPI8500.S)