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Printing On Grafix Plastics Products

What type of printing can be done on Grafix's stock films?

Nearly all of our stock plastic films can be screen printed. However, to accept any other type of printing (such as Ink jet or Laser printing) the film must be specially coated to accept the ink. Some of Grafix Plastics films such as Acetate, DuraLar or ClearLay PVC can be offset printed under the right conditions, with the right inks. Please contact us with your requirements if you need additional guidance.

The meanings of these generic terms can vary from industry to industry. An example of this situation is use of the name “Mylar®.” Mylar® is a the registered trademark owned by the I.E. Dupont Corporation for Bi-Axially Oriented Polyester Film. There are dozens of different types and grades of Mylar®, however the term is generically used to describe a range of different films. For example people who work in the Architecture, or Engineering fields usually use the term Mylar® when discussing matte drafting film, which is a translucent base polyester film with a matte coating that can be drawn on with pen & ink. People who work in Graphic Arts, Printing, or Document Archiving areas tend to use the term Mylar® to refer to Clear Polyester Film.

Printable Sheet stock:

  • .003" Matte/Matte Translucent Direct Imaging Film, can be laser printed
  • .004" Clear PPC/Laser Film, can be run through black and white plain paper copiers or laser printers. We do not offer printable sheet stock with any type of adhesive backing, as a stock product. All other materials will have to be custom manufactured and quoted on an individual basis.

Can Grafix do the printing?
No. We do not have printing capabilities in-house.

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