Laminates and graphics protection from more than 75 sources.
By J.P. Pieratt
Array of specialty adhesive films. New is Bienfang RagMount low-melt designed for dry-mounting Giclée prints and fine-art prints to paper. Also, Texturing and Finish Guard UV films in various finishes and textures for fine-art applications.
Glamour 2 Veneer is a canvas/ giclée varnish that is water-based and non-yellowing; available in gloss or matte.
Fine-art/canvas coatings include Ultra glossy/gloss/semi-gloss (liquid or aerosol); AquaLam gloss/satin (liquid); Dreamguard matte/satin (liquid); and Impasto textured gloss/satin (gel).
CalComp Graphic Solutions
Pressure-sensitive, cold-laminated PVC films include Artisan Econo, PS, Crystal PS, Polycarbonate PS, and PS Dry Erase; thermal-laminated cast films include gloss, satin, matte, clear.
CM polyester films, CP polypropylene and polycarbonate films, CV flexible vinyl, and SRV embossed rigid vinyl.
ClearLam optically clear polyester, pressure-sensitive, cold-mount overlaminate (flat installations only); CurvaLam conformable, glossy, cold-mount PVC for vehicle- and window-graphics; and PerfxCoat hot-mount coating for solvents (not recommended for aqueous or UV-cured inks).
UV-protective coatings include ClearShield for solvent-based and non-water-sensitive inks (gloss, semi-gloss, matte, satin); and ClearJet and ClearJet Fine Art for water-based and water-sensitive inks (gloss, semi-gloss, low gloss).
ThermaPro series of low-melt laminates available in high-gloss, matte (cut-to-size); Cold-mount pressure-sensitive Smooth overlaminate in glossy, luster, matte, and Elam (for dry-erase marker applications); Cold-mount pressure-sensitive Textured overlaminate in canvas, stipple, and Lexan.
Expression line of thermal, pressure-sensitive, and low-melt films and laminates, in various thicknesses, widths, and finishes; also available is its SuperStick line of heat-assist, linerless laminates.
Rollaguard liquid coating (gloss or satin finish) for outdoor signage as well as canvas fine-art prints. Also offers a line of cold laminates in gloss, luster, and matte.
Pressure-sensitive films include Protac, Interlam, and Interlam Eco; Heat-activated films include ArtShield, MediaShield, and MHL (low-temp). Available in various finishes. Liquid coatings include EnduraCoat Aqueous and InstaCure UV.
Tedlar PVF and PVF SP (Special Properties) line of overlaminates.
DuroTech Adhesive Products
DuroTech pressure-sensitive overlaminate films in matte, gloss, luster, scratch-resistant, and anti-glare finishes. Duromark is a 1-mil, polypropylene film for dry-erase applications.
Roll thermal and cold laminates in various lengths, widths, and thicknesses, and in gloss or matte finishes.
Various thermal and pressure-sensitive laminates, hot backing films and tissues, and low-melt films in gloss, matte, luster finishes.