Michem® Indicator 001

Michem In-Line Primer Family Overview

Primers explicitly designed for use on HP Indigo equipment with an in-line priming applicator to impart a print-receptive surface to most substrates, and improve the ink transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo ElectroInk. Learn more about Michem In-Line Primer »


Detects the presence of Michelman Primer treatments on dry coated substrates. When applied on dry surfaces which have been properly treated with Michelman Primer coatings, the indicator will change color from blue to yellow.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted

Physical Properties

Appearanceblue liquid
pH12.0 – 13.8
Percent Non-Volatile0.00% – 0.5%

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

Additional Information

Description: Indicator solution to detect the presence of acid functional primers.

Handling: Avoid breathing vapors or mists. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. To avoid ignition of vapors by static electricity discharge, all metal parts of the equipment must be grounded. Use only in an area containing flame proof equipment. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep in properly labeled containers. Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Indicator 001

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MI001)

Aubange, Belgium (MI001.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MI001.S)