Sihl LLC has announced Sihl 3181 Outdoor Backlit Film and Sihl 3461 SuperDry Light Box Film designed for use in aqueous inkjet printers using pigmented inkjet inks.
Sihl Outdoor Backlit Film ? 3181 Matte (5 mil) is a 5 mil matte, front-print outdoor backlit film that produces brilliant images that are outdoor durable and fade resistant without lamination. Main applications include; outdoor signage, exhibit displays, trade show graphics, subway advertising, bus stop graphics and any application that may be exposed to the elements. The proprietary new inkjet receiver coating protects the image and the films light diffusion coating from moisture related failure that can occur when graphics are exposed directly to outdoor weather or condensation in light boxes. Sihl 3181 can be overlaminated for added durability. It is available in the following sizes: 36-inch, 44-inch, 50-inch, 54-inch, and 60-inch widths.
Sihl SuperDry Light Box Film ? 3461 Satin (7 mil) is 7mil satin, front-print backlit coated polyester film with a rapid dry proprietary microporous inkjet receiver coating, that delivers a super wide color gamut and very deep blacks with pigmented aqueous inkjet inks. This film achieves a likeness to photographic quality Duratrans prints with its 7mil construction and premium microporous topcoat. It is available in the following sizes: 36-inch, 42-inch, 50-inch, and 60-inch widths.
Sihl will be demonstrating these products at the SGIA tradeshow October 7-9, 2009 in New Orleans. Stop by the Sihl Booth # 1563 for more information on these innovative products.