Sihl Intros Eight New Media
Including those for photo, solvent, and banner
Sihl has introduced several new photo, solvent, and banner media for wide-format systems:
Iridium SuperDry Photo Paper PE 280 is an 11-mil microporous photo paper that features an instant-dry surface, is compatible with dye and pigment/solvent inks, is available in gloss or satin, and laminates well.
Imola SuperDry Photo Paper PE 170 pearl is a microporous, double-sided, bright white economy photo paper. Compatible with dye and pigment/solvent inks, its applications include photo reproduction, P-O-P signage, and posters.
PosterColor Photo Paper 170 matte is a bright white graphic-arts paper featuring a barrier coating and inkjet-receptive coating on one side, and an anti-curl coating on the reverse side. It laminates well and is compatible with dye and pigment/solvent inks.
SyntiSol PP Film for Solvent EasyTack WF 300 satin is a self-adhesive version of its SyntiSol PP Film for solvent WF 170 satin. The new product offers waterfast durability, tear-resistance, a paper-like touch, and is repositionable.
PhotoSol PE Photo Paper for Solvent 235 gloss is a stiff, stable polyethylene photo paper that dries quickly even with high ink levels. Designed for indoor applications, the coating is waterproof and, although no further protection is necessary, PhotoSol accepts both hot and cold laminates.
PhotoSol PET Banner WF 290 satin is a lightweight polyester banner that is waterfast and will last up to 18 months without protection in both indoor and outdoor applications. It features high tear resistance, is flame-retardant, and can be used for exhibition signage.
WeatherPro Contempo Vinyl is an economical vinyl with Sihl PermaTack, a water-based permanent adhesive. Compatible with dye and pigment inks, Contempo has a waterfast coating, is suitable for unprotected outdoor applications for up to two months, and offers good hot and cold lamination characteristics.
WeatherPro Expo Polyester Fabric Banner is a dye- and pigment-compatible fire-certified, tear-resistant flexible polyester banner. It can be used for up to three months without lamination, but takes liquid lamination well.