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Sign & Digital UK 2016 – Materials

Sign & Digital UK 2016 – Materials

Soyang has it covered


On Stand A10 Soyang Europe will introduce its new collection of interior decoration materials together with its substantial textile, signage and graphics ranges,which are suitable for printing with sublimation, solvent, UV and latex technologies.

Its new collection also includes the European manufactured Decal range of materials, which includes everything from high-quality, self-adhesive vinyls to a variety of printable wallpapers.

In addition, visitors to the show will also be able to consult the   Soyang team, who will be on hand to discuss its staple sign and graphics products and its wide selection of new textile substrates, which includes frontlit, backlit, black back and mesh options.

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Perspex set to shine

On Stand C12, Perspex Distribution will introduce its PosterBOX 3 Sloan LED modules.

These are designed to meet the need for ultra-bright and even illumination in the large, shallow and textile-faced single- and double-sided light boxes up to three metres wide, which are used primarily in the retail display sector.

Also on show will be the first flexible LED light panel that can be curved by hand, together with Alupanel Aluminium Composite panels to which the new Alupanel A-Lite Digital version has now been added.


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Life’s a beach!


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Visitors to the stand that Art Systems is sharing with Neschen should be sure to bring a bucket and spade, in order to take full advantage of the stand’s centerpiece – a beach, complete with beach hut and lots of Neschen rock!

Visitors will also be invited to consult the team of Neschen media application experts who will be on hand to talk them through the benefits of all of its latest materials, including Neschen non PVC, non woven, Green Wall Performance Wallpapers, a greener solution for printed decorative wall coverings, Neschen Window Grip for crystal clear and vivid window graphics, together with the award winning Print N’ Walk, which provides outstanding results on a broad range of interior floors.

In addition, further information will also be available on the materials’ ease of use across more applications, thanks to the extended range of Neschen’s products that are now feature the innovative ‘easy dot’ adhesive system. Visit the beach on Stand R41 to find out more!

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Antalis offers coffee and shopping!


Antalis UK will showcase its products within a retail setting on its ‘Coffee Shop’ themed stand (StandL20), while its experts from the sign and display materials sector will be on hand to advise and answer any questions.

Visitors will be able to see a wide variety of different materials, including products from the Coala, Drytac, Orafol and 3A Composites ranges, all of which are compatible for use in conjunction with the most popular ink technologies and printers.

New products on show will include digitally printable, non-woven wallcoverings from Antalis’ latest collaboration with Graham & Brown, which are designed to provide stunning wall graphic applications.

The second new introduction is DISPA display board, the latest addition to the 3A Composites range. DISPA is unique, internally embossed multiple layer board, which that is ideal for use for short-term indoor sales displays and is made from 100 percent recyclable paper. An excellent alternative to plastic products, DISPA is both strong and rigid and offers a smooth white surface that is idea for displaying standout graphics.

Other products from 3A Composites will include DIBOND, Forex, Smart-X and Kapa board/composite materials, all of which will be shown alongside the Orafol range of plotter and digital vinyls and matching Oraguard laminates, plusthe Drytac range of pressure-sensitive adhesives and over-laminates.

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Drytac Europe delivers


Showing on Stand L20, with Antalis, Drytac Europe will be introducing its expanded range of Polar printable self-adhesive vinyls (SAVs) to the UK market for the first time.

The range of fully printable films now includes, Polar Monomeric printable matched component systems (MCS) films, Polar Polymeric films, Polar Cast PVC films, Polar HiGrab (super aggressive, high-tack adhesive) films and Polar SurfaceTac (low-tack adhesive) films.

Available exclusively from Antalis in the UK, the Polar SAV range is suitable for numerous medium-term indoor and outdoor graphics applications and is printable in conjunction with eco-solvent, latex and UV inkjet technologies.

The films are matched with Drytac’s range of clear over-laminates and have an outdoor durability of up to seven years, depending on the product.

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A plethora of products from Hexis UK


On Stand G60, Hexis UK will be showcasing a wide range of new products from its four key divisions – sign, digital, automotive and textile.

Amongst the products on display wlll be its recently introduced range of PVC-free A5000 Series films, a high-performance 60µm high gloss cast polyurethane film for outdoor signage applications that can be applied on a wide variety of flat, concave or convex surfaces. PVC and phthalate-free, Hexis A5000 Smartac Evolution also offers easy weeding down to 3mm and, thanks to its green credentials, it is suitable for use in all public areas

Hexis UK will also be highlighting its new cast film ranges, Castac KG10000 and Smartac KG8000, which offer more than 250 colour options between them, together with its Suptec premium opaque European-grade 100 percent polymeric PVC vinyl that offers a very high gloss finish and is available in 100 colours, plus the

Ecotac E3000 series that includes 70 colour options in both gloss and matt finishes.

Digital options will include the recently announced PVC-free HX500WG2 and HXL300WG2 films. Hexis HX500WG2 is a 50µm cast polyurethane high gloss film designed specifically for the ‘greener’ wrapping of vehicles, while Hexis HXL300WG2, is a very high gloss 100µm cast latex film for use on flat and slightly curved surfaces, such as posters billboards,wall and vehicle graphics. Both films are compatible with eco-solvent, latex and UV printing technologies.

The Hexis automotive division will be highlighting its Super Chrome HX30000 vehicle wrap that is currently available in seven colours, includingred, purple, green, blue, titanium, silver and gold, with four more colours being introduced this spring. A 90µm high performance film, it has a high gloss surface finish with a mirror effect and has been specifically developed for temporary vehicle wrapping applications.

Also on display will be the Skintac HX30000 and Skintac HX20000 Series films and HEXIS Bodyfence, a 155µm ultra-clear self-adhesive polyurethane film with advanced surface technology, specifically designed for the protection of vehicle bodies.

Finally, Hexiswill be dispensing its new HEXIS Cutflex 100P series colour cards,together with the PoliFLEX Premium, Image and Tubitherm Flock colour cards and will also be pressing T-shirts on its Secabo TC7 Heatpress to give away during the show.

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Comprehensive solutions from Grafityp


Grafityp UK, which is celebrating its 25th year of trading, will be showing a wide range of sign vinyl and print media on Stand J30, while also offering a wealth of product demonstrations and lots of special show offers. 

Products on display will include sign vinyls in the Grafitack and Graficast ranges, plus GrafiWrap films, including printable vehicle wrap films and laminates and one of the widest ranges of automotive and decorative films. The GrafiPrint range of print media offers products suitable for every type of application and, in addition, visitors will also be able to see the Colibri range of GEF eco friendly films that include sign vinyl, print media and laminate variants.

As Roland DG’s most successful authorised dealer for the last three years in a row, Grafityp will also be showcasing the latest range of Roland printers and printer/cutters, including the TrueVis VG-640 printer/cutter, the LEF-300 UV printer and the Texart sublimation printer, together with a wide selection of laminating machines.

Other stand attractions will include the company’s wide range of garment and textile decoration products, which offers an array of materials for CAD Cutting and printing, plus many special effect films, as well as speciality films for applying to nylon fabrics and stretch-fabric sportswear.

Finally, visitors will also be able to see heat presses from Siser and Stahls, cutting plotters from GCC and Roland and the LaserPro range of engraving, cutting and marking machines.

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