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Protecting Your Images

(February 2010) posted on Thu Mar 11, 2010

Laminates and graphics protection from more than 75 sources.


By J.P. Pieratt

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FDC Graphic Films
fdcfilms.com
FDC Series premium- and intermediate-grade pressure-sensitive laminating films for various applications in gloss, matte, and luster finishes.

Fellers
fellers.com
Lamex cold- and hot-laminating films in gloss, luster, matte, clear, and textured finishes, as well as overlams with rigid backing.

Flexcon
flexcon.com
BusArt, FlexMark, ClassicsPlus, FlexVu, and JetBond overlaminates. New is FlexMark floor art OV6604, a 25-mil, clear overlaminate for floor graphics, including carpet.

Gandinnovations
gandinnovations.com
Jeti Liquid Laminate clear gloss coating. Acquired by Agfa in 2009.

GBC
gbcconnect.com
Laminates include thermal films Octiva, Nap-Lam, and AccuShield in gloss, matte, luster, and textured finishes; Arctic pressure-sensitive laminates and adhesives in gloss, matte, luster, satin, and textured finishes; and HeatSeal laminating pouches. New is Nap-Lam II, a clear polyester film coated with a low-temperature copolymer adhesive in various finishes.

General Formulations
generalformulations.com
Concept pressure-sensitive, adhesive-coated C1, C2 (clear), and M1 (matte) polyester films; VF (clear, luster, matte), SR5 (clear) vinyl and CAN (clear) embossed vinyl films; PC polycarbonate films (velvet, gloss); and PP2 polypropylene film (clear).

Gerber Scientific Products
gspinc.com
PVC laminates include GerberGuard (3 mil, gloss), StrikeGuard (8 mil, gloss), UVGuard (1 mil, clear), and Luster (2 mil, gloss); also, EZ Guard liquid laminate.

Graphic Laminating
graphiclaminating.com
Durafilm pressure-sensitive, thermal, and low-melt films in matte, luster, gloss, satin finishes; also, laminating pouches.

Graphic Materials International
gmintl.com
LM polyester, vinyl, and polypropylene adhesive laminate films in clear, gloss, matte, luster finishes. New is LM1MC, a 1.5-mil, matte-clear cast vinyl.

Graphics One
graphicsone.com
GO PermaFilm pressure-sensitive, cold laminate in gloss, matte; GO PermaShild liquid laminate.

Gregory Inc.
gregory1.com
TrendFilm 2-mil, permanent adhesive in clear, gloss.

Hahnemühle
hahnemuhle.com
Lumijet Protective Spray is odorless, transparent, fast-drying, and non-yellowing.

Hexis USA
hexisusa.com
PVC and polyester laminates for various applications in gloss, matte, satin, embossed. New is PC30M2 1.2-mil, matte cast laminate for vehicle wraps.

Ink2Image
ink2image.com
Lyson Print Guard spray or brush-on lacquer laminates in satin or gloss, slow or fast dry.

Integument Technologies
integument.com
Peel-and-stick FluoroGrip single-sided and double-sided films for protection against graffiti and the elements.

INX Digital International
inxdigital.com
Triangle Products-brand liquid laminates include ClearFlex (gloss and matte), Fleet ClearFlex (gloss, semi-gloss), ClearFlex ME (gloss), Ultra (gloss, semi-gloss), and CristalBond gloss for UV-curable prints.

Kapco Graphic Products
kapco.com
Offers pressure-sensitive (vinyl, polyester, and polycarbonate) and thermal (low-melt and heat-assist) laminates in a variety of finishes.

 


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