Big Picture - March 2018 - 40
New Mactac Overlaminates
MACTAC | mactac.com/graphics
Mactac has introduced the Permacolor ColorGard Luv series of
overlaminates designed to hinder color shifting. The 3.2-mil clear
PVC film features acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive designed
for 5 to 7 years of outdoor durability. The Luv series is available
in three fi nishes: Luv8000 Gloss Series, Luv8100 Matte Series,
and Luv8200 Lustre Series. The line is engineered to offer
protection from abrasion, moisture, and UV light for prints in
indoor or outdoor environments, according to the company.
Available in 51-, 54-, and 60-in. widths.
DRYTAC | drytac.com
Drytac has added the 4-mil Protac Anti-Scratch Gloss laminating film. The
clear PET overlaminate features a scratch-resistant hard coat and high-gloss,
mirror-like finish. One side of the media is coated with a pressure-sensitive,
solvent acrylic adhesive with a PET release liner, designed for protecting
applications such as photographs, P-O-S displays, art galleries, museums,
retail displays, and inkjet prints. The film is said to be moisture- and chemicalresistant; compatible with eco-solvent, solvent, latex, and UV printers; and
designed for cold- or heat-assisted laminators. Available in 51-in. rolls.
Cli Adds Eco-Friendly
CLI GROUP | thecligroup.com
Cli Group has unveiled GreenScape media, positioned as
an eco-friendly, PVC- and formaldehyde-free film for
wallpaper, wallcovering, interior décor, wall mural, and
branding graphic applications. The media is laminated to
a wallcovering-grade commercial nonwoven and is
compatible with latex, UV, and eco-solvent printers,
according to the company. Available in 54-in. rolls.
CALDERA | caldera.com
Caldera has launched CalderaDesk, a new software featuring a customer
support portal and online documentation center. Users of Caldera RIP software
can access online tools, including video tutorials, training information, an
interactive community forum, product manuals, and support documentation.