MediaShield Heatset Mattex UV 3mil Overlaminate
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MediaShield Heatset Mattex UV 3mil Overlaminate

Brand: Drytac
  • 5 popular roll widths
  • 164' and 328' roll lengths available
  • Versatile, excellent vibrancy
  • Exceptionally clear
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Product Description

MediaShield Mattex UV 3mil is an extremely versatile Heat-Set overlaminating film that adds a desirable satin matte finish without sacrificing color definition. The soft non-reflective finish of MediaShield Mattex UV makes it the film of choice for direct lit graphics. On inkjet images for trade show and POP displays, MediaShield Mattex cuts glare without sacrificing color detail. Also use MediaShield Mattex UV to laminate inkjet output printed on canvas. Because the film is thin and pliable, it conforms well to canvas weave, maintaining texture while offering excellent protection.

Product Details

  • Film Width: 38" - 55"
  • Film Length: 164' - 328''
  • Film Thickness: 3.0mil
  • Core Size: 3"
  • Finish: Satin-Matte
  • Base Film: 2.0mil (50 micron) PVC (vinyl)
  • Adhesive: 1.0 mil (25 micron) solvent acrylic
  • Initial Tack: Low
  • Application Speed: 1' - 6' per minute
  • Application Temperature: 185 F - 210 F
  • Release Liner: Moisture Stable Paper (70gsm)

Item Specifications

  • A hybrid between thermal and pressure sensitive films.
  • Co-extruded for a carefully balanced ratio of polyester film to adhesive.
  • Bond well to inkjet output with high ink coverage - even on photo gloss paper and digital photo laser output (Lambda / Lightjet).
  • Image can be trimmed flush, or even die-cut without fear of delamination.
  • Due to its quick setup / curing time, MediaShield laminated graphics can be handled or rolled immediately after processing.
  • Protected by a release liner because the adhesive on these films is slightly tacky when cool.

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Technical Data

MediaShield Mattex is a 2 mil (50µ) phthalate-free, UV stabilized, clear PVC laminating fi lm with a satin matte finish, coated on one side with a heat activated solvent acrylic adhesive that is protected by a moisture stable bleached Kraft gridded release paper coated on one side with siliconized PE.

Typical Applications
  • The film’s soft, non-refl ective finish makes it ideal for direct graphics.
  • When used on inkjet images for tradeshows and POS displays, it will cut glare without sacrifi cing color detail.
  • Can be used to laminate inkjet output printed on canvas.
  • As the film is thin and pliable, it conforms well to canvas weave, maintaining its texture.

Product Structure

FilmSatin Matte PVC
AdhesiveSolvent Acrylic (Heat Activated)
Release Liner1 Side PE Coated Bleached Kraft Grid Paper (Moisture Stable)

Physical Characteristics

Film Thickness2 mil (50µ)
Adhesive Layer1 mil (25µ)
Film/Adhesive Ratio2:1
UV Protection FactorFilm contains UV stabilizers, which prevent film degradation and provide UV protection to the underlying image
Outdoor DurabilityNot Applicable
Service Temperature Range-4°F to 203°F (-20°C to 95°C)
Peel Strength (20 min, FTM1)18 N/25mm
Shelf LifeUse within 1 year after opening original box
Storage Conditions59°F to 72°F (15°C to 22°C); 50 - 55% Relative Humidity

Process Settings

Equipment TypeTemperatureSpeed
Roller Laminator185°F to 215°F (85°C to 102°C)1 ft to 8 ft (0.3m to 2.5m) per minute
Press185°F to 210°F (85°C to 99°C) Dwell Time: 2-8 minutes

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