Sign & Digital Graphics

2016 WRAPS

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2 0 1 6 • WRAPS • 133 FILMS AND LAMINATES COLOR CHANGE FILMS Arlon, Placentia, California, introduces Chrome and Chrome Effects to the Ultimate PremiumPlus color change line. Chrome and Chrome Effects are premium- quality specialty automotive films designed to enhance the look of any vehicle. With the world's easiest installation and new wider width rolls, these Chrome and Chrome Effects films are constructed to take on the toughest areas of vehicle wrap applications. With a precise mirror-like finish, Arlon's best-in-class Silver Chrome product will maintain both color and finish consistency on the vehicle during and after application. Arlon is the first manufacturer to offer the market a chrome wrap film intended and warranted for full vehicle wrap applications. For information, visit CARBON FIBER-FINISHED LAMS 3M Commercial Solutions, St. Paul, Minnesota, introduces specialty laminates, 3M Wrap Overlaminate Series 8900. The new 3M Wrap Overlaminate Series 8900 includes Carbon Fiber and Brushed finishes, offering unique textures and visual effects that will spark new life into projects and provide graphics installers with a medium to produce dis- tinctive vehicle wraps and sign installations. Wrap Film Series 8900 is made in 60" wide rolls and are backed by the 3M MCS Warranty. For information, visit NEW 3M WINDOW FILMS 3M Commercial Graphics, St. Paul, Minnesota, presents 3M Window Graphic Film 8170-P50 (50/50 perforation pattern) and 3M Window Graphic Film 8170-P40 (60/40 perforation pattern), two high- performance cast vinyl perforated films. These versatile window films give graphics manu- facturers the option to print cross-platform—including UV, latex, solvent inkjet and screen printing. The 4-mil cast vinyl films lay flat during printing and do not lift around simple and mild compound curved windows. They provide better lifting resistance than calendered vinyl films, while maintain- ing easy handling for installation and removal. Both are backed by the 3M MCS Warranty and 3M Performance Guarantee. For information, visit PVC-FREE WRAP FILM ORAFOL Americas, Black Creek, Georgia, intro- duces ORAJET 3981RA, a 2-mil, 10-year, environ- mentally friendly wrap film that is 100 percent PVC- and plasticizer-free. In addition to its eco- friendly nature, 3981RA possesses outstanding application features that include unique stretching capabili- ties and RapidAir air release technol- ogy that reduces the incidence of bubbles and creases. Developed for latex, solvent, eco-solvent and UV-cure printing with a high-gloss surface that provides exceptionally sharp and brilliant images. Recommended for use with ORAGUARD Series 289F PVC-Free laminating film. For informa- tion, visit SPARKLING WRAP FILMS Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions, Mentor, Ohio, introduces its Diamond series of Supreme Wrapping Film. Brilliant shine and glimmer have been incorporated into six new car wrap colors that include Diamond White, Diamond Amber, Diamond Red, Diamond Purple, Diamond Blue and Diamond Silver. The new films feature the superior performance and easy installation characteristics of all Supreme Wrapping Films. A combination of a cast color film and a protective overlaminate allow for single material application and a variety of roll sizes provide for a seamless installation. For information, visit NEW PERFORATED WINDOW FILMS Mactac, Stow, Ohio, launches IMAGin WindowVIEW, a line of perforated window media, available in high-performance, intermediate and promotional grades for all window applications. Designed in response to growing customer demand, IMAGin WindowVIEW offers one- way vision through a window or acrylic available with 50/50, 70/30 and 60/40 hole patterns for a desired look. Available in three formats, each film in the series is designed for specific applications resulting in different capabilities and life expectancies, including WindowVIEW WV159 – 8-mil high performance film, which is UV inkjet, solvent and eco-solvent printable; WindowVIEW WV139 – 6-mil intermedi- ate vinyl film, which is compatible with Latex, solvent and eco-solvent inks; and WindowVIEW WP129 – a promotional 6-mil film, which is com- patible with solvent and eco-solvent inks. For information, visit BACKLIGHTING MATERIAL Drytac, Richmond, Virginia, announces that it's 7 mil printable matte PET film has been rebranded Reveal for its overall look and feel, which is comparable to a true durable transparency. With Reveal backlit film, light is dispersed evenly and consistently across graphic images for a vibrant dis- play. Its brilliant white point yields excellent color saturation, tonal rendition and contrast, enhancing graphics for a more vivid appearance. It is ideal for indoor and outdoor backlit graphic displays, including those found on movie sets or in theaters, airports, museums, casinos, department stores, or bus and train stations. Reveal is offered in 54, 60 and 72-inch wide rolls (86-inch width available by special order). For information, visit www.drytac. com/reveal-backlit-film.html. VINYL FILMS ORAFOL Americas Inc., Black Creek, Georgia, introduces three new ORACAL and ORAJET Series films; ORACAL 820 Safety Vinyl, and ORACAL 1740 Eco Print and ORAJET 3930 Photoluminescent. ORACAL 820 Safety Vinyl is a 2-mil, 5-year, safety film specially formulated for tamper evident applications. This film can only be removed in small pieces that effectively prevent fraudulent handling of decals, labels and other markings. Available in white gloss and matte. ORACAL 1740 Eco Print is a 3.5- mil, 2-year, eco-friendly film perfect for short-to- medium term, outdoor, screen and UV offset print compatible applications. Available in white and transparent. ORAJET 3930 Photoluminescent is a 6-mil, 5-year, glow-in-the-dark, solvent printable film designed for indoor and outdoor emergency exit and warning signage. Recommended for use with ORAGUARD 293 Laminating Film. For infor- mation, visit LATEX-OPTIMIZED ADHESIVE VINYL HP, Palo Alto, California, introduces inkjet print- ing materials optimized for HP Latex printers: HP Permanent Gloss Adhesive Vinyl and HP Permanent Matte Adhesive Vinyl. The updated vinyls with a per- manent adhesive provide REACH-compliant environ- mental advantages to both indoor and outdoor displays. HP Permanent Gloss Adhesive Vinyl and HP Permanent Matte Adhesive Vinyl provide a wide color gamut and excellent ink saturation to deliver vibrant, long-lasting images. For informa- tion, visit Wrap Essentials Must-have products for your wraps business

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