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Drytac Europe to showcase exciting new products on Antalis’s stand at Sign & Digital UK 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

NEC Birmingham, UK. 19th to 21st April 2016. Stand L20. 

Bristol, UK - Drytac Europe, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has announced its plans for Sign & Digital UK 2016. The company and its representatives will be on its exclusive UK distributor Antalis’s stand (L20) throughout the three-day event and will be showcasing its very latest introductions to the market.

UK debut for full range of printable Polar™ Self-Adhesive Vinyls

At the event, Drytac 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 by 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 7 years, depending on the product.  

Polar™ HiGrab for floor graphics/carpet applications

As part of its Polar™ films showcase, Drytac will be highlighting a new floor graphics/carpet application for its printable Polar HiGrab vinyl. Once printed, Polar HiGrab can be combined with Protac™ ScuffGuard laminate – a 150µ textured PVC protective over-laminate film with a matte finish offering superior anti-slip qualities and scuff resistance.

ViziPrint® Illuminate

Following on from its introduction to the European market at FESPA Digital earlier this month, Drytac will also be showcasing its ViziPrint Illuminate film for brilliant backlit window graphics and vibrant backlit displays for high-end retail advertising at Sign & Digital UK.

ViziPrint Illuminate is a 100µ translucent matte PET film which is suitable for both indoor and short-term outdoor applications. With its advanced adhesion technology, it can be repositioned and reapplied multiple times upon installation and leaves no residue following removal. It is also very durable and does not require over-lamination. 

Other solutions that Drytac will be focusing on include: DecorTac printable wallpaper for customised interior design applications; ReTac® peelable films in a variety of thicknesses and finishes (including ReTac ChalkMate and ReTac Textures); and SpotOn® spot-adhesive films for easy, bubble-free application.

Hayden Kelley, CEO of Drytac, comments: “We have transformed Drytac in recent years by streamlining our product offering to focus on self-adhesive solutions for current and potential customers.   

“As well as focusing on these self-adhesive solutions, we’ve expanded into new areas such as printable films with matched components. These solutions provide our partners and customers with the confidence that their graphics will meet the needs of almost any application – whether that’s for windows, walls, floors, outdoors and more.

“With many of our products being manufactured at our Bristol site, Drytac is a real success story for the UK and we’re looking forward to showcasing our latest innovations to our home market at the upcoming Sign & Digital UK 2016 event.”

Pricing and availability

Drytac’s entire range of films and adhesives is exclusively distributed throughout the UK by Antalis. For the most up-to-date pricing and availability, please visit www.antalis.co.uk.  

 

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