conVerd will also be exhibiting other FSC and Rainforest Alliance certified, recyclable, renewable and sustainable products including conVerd Board, GreenLight Plus, and the original Blox-Lite and EnviroScape Mural Plus.
Digital Printing Products
Cooley Commercial Graphics (Booth 1844) will be exhibiting a variety of products, including its Weathertyte textured, waterproof, printable awning fabrics. Weathertyte fabrics are as tough and versatile as they are beautiful.
Also being introduced is EnviroFlex PE, one of the most innovative, sustainable and lightest billboard fabrics offered today. Available in 2.8 to 6.0 ounces and up to five meters in width, EnviroFlex PE is 100 percent recyclable. Don’t let its light weight fool you; EnviroFlex PE is extremely strong and durable and offers great printed graphic quality.
Flatbed Cutter System
Colex (Booth 1852) will showcase its Sharpcut Flatbed Cutter System, including vision registration systems camera and software. The cutter/router allows finishing technicians to perform intricate cuts with the Sharpcut multi-functional mechanized capabilities, all at an incredible value investment. The unique Colex solution is its Triple Interchangeable Tool Head station selects the proper tool for the job.
Flatbed Product Portfolio
CET Color (Booth 1892) brings a UV flatbed product portfolio to this year’s Sign Expo. They will demonstrate value-added combinations of hardware, software, and consumables that make solutions for the wide-format printing market more attractive and profitable. CET Color will also team up with Drytac, displaying its VersaCoater XL UV Coater, to bring attendees a true solution.
CET Color will be demonstrating the X-Press 1000, a 4x8-foot UV flatbed capable of printing 960 sqft/hr in production mode and the X-Press 1000HL, a hybrid printer that is 126 inches wide with R-T-R and flatbed operation that is also capable of printing 980 sqft/hr. ISA will also mark the debut of the new Q-Series 500, a true 4x8 flatbed, and the Q-Series 1000HL, a 126-inch hybrid printer.
Digital Removable and Wall Wrap Films
Arlon Graphics (Booth 2036) will feature several new digital removable and wall wraps films for interior and exterior use at ISA. The removable products include DPF 4300, DPF 206, and DPF 50WD Clear and White. In addition to these new products Arlon will have daily vehicle wrap and wall wrap demos going on throughout the show. All of this will be on display in Arlon’s booth in addition to having eight concrete columns wrapped all over the show floor with its DPF 8000 and DPF 6700 used for exterior surfaces such as brick, stucco, and concrete.
Water-Based Clear Coatings
PRO-TECK AQ Water-Based Clear Coatings from Bordeaux (Booth 327) are specially designed to protect sign & banner applications. They are now available in matte, semi-gloss, and gloss finishes.
The coatings offer a cost effective solution for image enhancement and protections compared to film laminates. It protects graphics from UV and visible light degradation, oxidation, moisture, and temperature extremes as well as resisting abrasion while maintaining the flexibility of the media. It enhances the color density and improves color contrast. It is designed to deliver a smoother finish and improve adhesion properties to substrates. It is easily applied by machine or manually, depending on the type of coating and substrate.
PRO-TECK Fleet AQ Water-Based coatings have all the properties of Pro-Teck Water-Based Clear Coatings Plus:
Additional UV inhibitors provide superior fade resistance
Extra resistance to water and pressurized water/detergent and alcohol mixtures used for washing vehicles
Increased flexibility to aid in vehicle wrapping
Printing Systems and Applications
Agfa Graphics (Booth 1036) will showcase several printing systems and unique applications. Attendees will be inspired by Agfa’s “Application Zone,” a creative portrayal of inkjet output in various environments—home decor, an art gallery, outdoors, and a retail setting.