Michem® Prime 74994

Michem Prime Family Overview

Michem® Prime functionalized copolymer dispersions deliver the flexibility, water and chemical resistance, and barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form. Property enhancements include excellent clarity, adhesion, lower heat seal temperature, durability, and crosslinkability. Learn more about Michem Prime »


This versatile coating solution provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates. Typically used as an additive to size press applied starches, it improves the treated paper's print receptivity and allows it to be more heat sealable. Furthermore, adding it to polyvinyl alcohol-sized press treatments offers outstanding grease and oil holdout.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
HP Indigo SolutionsSubstrate - paper, Applicator - size press

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH7.4 – 8.4
Percent Non-Volatile34.5% – 35.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Primer for digital printing on paper substrates

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: 24 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Prime 74994

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MP74994)

Tuas, Singapore (MP74994.S)