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Rigid Report

(July 2011) posted on Wed Jul 27, 2011

More than 40 sources of rigid media.

AlumaJet is an inkjet-printable anodized aluminum that can be used with water-based dye and pigment inks. Standard sheets range from 8.5 x 11 to 20 x 24 in. (custom sizes up to 23 x 48 in.), and thicknesses of 0.005, 0.012, and 0.020 in. In matte, satin, and brushed finishes, in silver and gold.

Image Micro Systems
MicroStrate is made from 100% post-consumer e-waste (plastic from ink cartridges and computers), and can be sued for sign boards, sign systems, and more.

Inteplast Group
Its World-Pak IntePro sheets are available as extruded polypropylene or high-density polyethylene. Designed to be more durable than corrugated fiberboard and lighter than wood or solid plastic sheets, they can be used for indoor and outdoor graphic-art signage applications including signs and P-O-P displays. Available with a conical flute or X-flute; and in 48 x 96-in. sheets in various thicknesses and colors.

Its InteFoam expanded PVC foamboard for P-O-P displays and signage can be heat bent, routed, laminated, and pressure- or vacuum-formed into many shapes; available in 48 x 96-in. sheets in various thicknesses and colors.

Jain Americas
Features a range of PVC rigid media. Its Ex-cel line of PVC rigid media includes Ex-cel Pro, specifically designed for digital printing with a closed-cell structure and featuring a bright-white, smooth, matte finish; available in thicknesses from 3-10 mm in 48 x 96-in. sheets. Ex-cel Rigid is extruded from environmentally friendly compounds and has a smooth, glossy finish; it’s available in gray or white in thicknesses from 2 to 12.7 mm in 39 x 79- (gray) or 48 x 96-in. (white) sheets.


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