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About Premier Lacquer Based Coating

PremierArt Print Shield is a lacquer based protective coating designed specifically for ink jet prints. Print Shield protects all ink jet prints from moisture, UV, light, humidity, atmospheric contaminants, scuffing and fingerprints.

Its low solids formulation maintains the original look of the surface of the print, elimating gloss differential. It is a must for every canvas and fine art ink jet print that needs protection. Also works great on photo papers.

Extends Image Life! Print Shield has earned the Wilhelm Certified Testing Seal indicating the bottle has been tested by Wilhelm Imaging Research, and, as shown on the table on the back, were found to increase Display Permanence ratings with the listed media.

Print Shield is the best choice for extending the life of your prints.

Premier Lacquer Based Coating Features

  • Capacity; 500 8x10 prints
  • Non-Yellowing
  • Eliminate gloss differential
  • Extend image life
  • Low Dissolved Solids
  • Non-Reactive
  • Water Resistant
  • UV Inhibitor
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Lacquer Based

Premier Lacquer Based Coating Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers


Superb protective coat for inkjets


from Central Virginia  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Spray with a small lacquer spray gun using 45 PSI compressed air. Holding gun about 6-8 inches from surface, insuring spray is perpendicular to surface, make three overlapping coats, going from top to bottom on first and last, bottom to top on second. Lacquer thinner cleanup. Excellent UV, scuff and water resistance. No visible effect on surface. Completely clear, does not affect matte/gloss finish.) Very economical, coverage costs about 3-4 cents per square foot. Water resistance is quite good, "coke spill" blotted up results in near-perfect restoration of original finish, no staining or other effect on color. There are no adverse results observed.


Excellent for Posters and Maps


from Charlottesville, VA  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Requires small laquer sprayer using compressor, cleans with laquer thinner. Protects against UV, yellowing, scuffing, humidity and is water reistant. I produce large board game maps (48 x 72 inches)on an HP DesignJet on which counters are placed and moved. PremierArt Print shield is invisible, easy to apply, and provides excellent protection in this environment. There is nothing else like it. It is inexpenisve, when used and applied properly. It does require wearng a mask and proper ventilation during application. Drys virtually instantly. We apply three coats.


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Shopper  I just purchased this product for the first time in large white bottle and not in normal spray can. Question is how is this sprayed onto the print for protection as NO sprayer came with the bottle? Thank you.. Fred Vaudrin
JACQUES P  Many use HVLP sprayers such as the Wagner dual control (about $68 from Home depot). A handy alternative is the sprayer from Preval, under $10 also from HD.
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