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Drytac releases Polar Street FX for outdoor floor graphics

Drytac releases Polar Street FX for outdoor floor graphics

Drytac has released Polar Street FX, a PVC-free aluminium print media designed for use in durable floor graphics in outdoor locations without lamination.

This latest addition to Drytac’s portfolio is a direct response to significant market demand for floor graphics as a social distancing tool, while also reflecting the need for products that are quick to produce, easy to apply and safe for their specific environments.

Shaun Holdom, Global Product Manager, Drytac, commented: “There is a huge market for floor graphics, and we expect that to continue for some months. It’s essential for any print businesses offering this application to provide graphics that are safe and durable, however urgent the timeframe.”

Drytac Polar Street FX has been specially developed to adhere securely to rough ground surfaces, including concrete, brick and asphalt, and any other low-energy surfaces, thanks to its uniquely developed adhesive. Its aluminium composition provides extra durability in high-traffic areas, for up to twelve months, without the need for lamination.

Polar Street FX has achieved several slip ratings and certifications, including DIN 51130:2010 where it was accredited with an R12 rating and has also passed the ANSI A137.1/A326.3 slip test. This makes it ideal for use in public areas such as shopping streets.

As a one-part solution, Polar Street FX can be installed straight from the print room, with no heat required for application and no overlaminate product necessary. Eco-friendly disposal is also simple -aluminium-based Polar Street FX is PVC-free, meaning it is 100 percent recyclable.

Shaun Holdom continued: “Polar Street FX is the ideal product for floor graphics applications in high-traffic outdoor locations. It can be installed quickly and easily, is non-slip and can be recycled, thus ticking a range of boxes for public graphics projects.”

Drytac Polar Street FX is a 250µ (10 mil) textured printable white matte aluminium film, coated on one side with a clear, high tack adhesive. It is available in widths of up to 1,200mm (48″) and is compatible with all common digital printing technologies including eco-solvent, solvent, latex and UV.

For further information on Drytac’s products and services, visit: www.drytac.com

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