Digital Printing

HP Indigo Solutions

HP Indigo, as a global leader in high quality digital printing technology, has tested and recommends a broad range of Michelman’s DigiPrime priming solutions that optimize paper and film media to produce the best possible printed output. Also Indigo tested and recommended are Michem In-Line Primers for Indigo presses with ILP stations, as well as Sapphire and Topaz brand primers. Product selection guidance, data sheets, and usage guidelines for this fast-growing area are available online here or upon request.

DigiPrime® 050

Imparts a print-receptive surface to film and metalized film substrates to improve the transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available on the Indigo 20000 Digital Press. This product is suitable for food contact.

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DigiPrime® 060

Imparts a print-receptive surface to paperboard and metalized paperboard substrates to improve the transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available on the Indigo 30000 Digital Press.
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DigiPrime® 680

Imparts a print-receptive surface to film and metalized film substrates to improve the transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available on the Indigo WS6000 series Digital Press.
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DigiPrime® 2000

This flexo and gravure ready product provides excellent adhesion of Indigo inks to uncoated, mottled, semi-gloss and glossy paper grades. It also improves the rub resistance of Indigo inks and does not yellow with time.
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DigiPrime® 2500

When added to size press treatments or pigment coatings this primer will optimize substrates for HP Indigo printability. It is slower drying and provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks® to paper.
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DigiPrime® 3000

This product offers improved flexo press application for optimising paper for HP Indigo Electroinks®. It provides excellent adhesion of the inks to uncoated, semi-gloss, and glossy paper grades.
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DigiPrime® 4450

A ready to use primer which provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo ElectroInks® to most films and papers. It has exceptional anti-block properties and can be used for two sided printing. It also has food contact approval.
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DigiPrime® 5000

A print primer that provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo ElectroInks® to treated films and paper. It adheres well to many synthetics including soft vinyl. This product is designed for automatic rotary screen printing and may also be applied via flexo and other methods.
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DigiPrime® 5100

A print primer which provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo electro inks to treated films and paper. It adheres well to many synthetics, including soft vinyl. This product is designed for screen printing, but may also be applied via flexo and other methods.
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In-Line Primer 040

Imparts a print-receptive surface to synthetic substrates to improve the ink transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available as options on both the WS6000 and WS6600 presses. The primer improves the surface of a wide range of synthetic substrates.
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In-Line Primer Q4304A

Designed as a primer for HP Indigo substrates to render them compatible to ink. It can be used on coated papers on the in-line priming unit on the W3250 press.
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In-Line Primer Q4305A

Designed as a primer for HP Indigo substrates to render them compatible to ink. It can be used on uncoated paper substrates on the in-line priming unit on the W3250 press.
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DigiPrime® 1500LA

Can be added to size press treatments or pigment coatings to optimize substrates for HP Indigo printability. It provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks® to paper and it’s low pH allows incorporation into a wide range of formulations.
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DigiPrime® 4431

This patented flexo and gravure ready coating provides excellent adhesion of HP Indigo ElectroInks® to most films and papers. This product is suitable for food contact and is especially useful for flexible packaging applications as well as label production. When applied at the recommended coating weight, the optical properties of the substrate are minimally affected, so maintaining the original aspect of the substrate.
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In-Line Primer 030

Imparts a print-receptive surface to most substrates to improve the ink transfer and adhesion of HP Indigo Electroinks. It is used in the in-line priming unit available as options on both the WS6000 and WS6600 presses. The primer improves the surface of a wide range of paper substrates, both uncoated and clay-coated of various basis weights, as well as PSA label stocks with paper or polyolefin face-stocks, including textured papers and transparent labelstock.
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In-Line Primer Q4324A

Designed as a primer for HP Indigo substrates to render them compatible to ink. It can be used on coated paper substrates on the in-line priming unit on the W7200 press.
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In-Line Primer Q4325A

Designed as a primer for HP Indigo substrates to render them compatible to ink. It can be used on uncoated paper substrates on the in-line priming unit on the W7200 press.
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Topaz 17 Solution

A solvent based primer designed to be applied via screen printing on plastic sheets to make them print compatible with Indigo technology.
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Other OEM Solutions

DigiPrime® 4453

A water resistant primer for both HP Indigo Electroinks® and Xeikon Electrophotographic toners and provides excellent adhesion to most papers and films. It is suitable for food contact and is especially useful for flexible packaging applications, as well as label production.
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Overprint Varnish

DigiGuard® Gloss 100

A water based, heat resistant, glossy overprint varnish.
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DigiGuard® Gloss 110

A high gloss, temperature resistant, water based overprint varnish which meets FDA food contact requirements.
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DigiGuard® Gloss 115

Provides good resistance to heat and a low coefficient of friction as an overprint varnish. It has good adhesion to most packaging films and inks and can help protect the print from damage. It can be used in demanding applications where ease of slip over hot surfaces is required – for example in vertical form, fill and seal packaging.
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DigiGuard® Gloss 310

Used over HP Indigo Electroinks® it gives protection to the ink when used in form, fill and seal packaging applications. It offers good slip allowing easy feed of the coated web and is resistant to heat from the heat sealing operation. It can be used in food packaging as a protective overprint varnish.
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Flexible Packaging

Extrusion Coating Primers

Flex P1831
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Flex P1850
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Flex P1852
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Flex P1853
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Flex P1883
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Flex P2300
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Functional Coatings

Emulsion 1270
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Emulsion 13025
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Emulsion 61335
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Lube 160
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Lube 160 PFP
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Lube 193
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Prime 4983R
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Prime 4990R
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Heat Seal Coatings

Flex HS-333
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Flex P1883
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