ClearShield™ 3 Mil Matte UV Standard Low Melt


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ClearShield™ 3 Mil Matte UV Standard Low Melt Laminating Film is a clear polyester film with a non-reflective matte finish. It provides an economical way to protect maps, photos, drawings, posters, presentations and other prints that will be handled frequently or displayed in rooms where they might be exposed to sunlight, fluorescent lights, water, airborne chemicals or cleaning solvents.

The strong, low-melt adhesive bonds well to a variety of prints, including inkjet prints on bond papers or inkjet photo papers with microporous coatings. This film is also good for protecting photographs processed through photo imagers such as the Durst Lambda, Lightjet, or Chromira or graphics printed on electrographic (toner-based) printers.

The film itself provides a high level of protection from abrasion, water, and exposure to oil, acids and cleaning solutions. UV inhibitors in the adhesive protect the film and underlying graphics from the damaging effects of exposure to sunlight and fluorescent lights.

The film is called "low-melt" because it is backed by a heat-activated (thermal) adhesive that softens and starts bonding to the print at lower temperatures than conventional thermal laminating films.

KSP - Protects prints from abrasion, water, and exposure to common chemicals.
KSP - Ideal for laminating inkjet prints on bond or microporous papers or conventional photo prints.
KSP - 3-mil, clear polyester laminating film with a low-melt adhesive and a non-glare matte finish.

Product Highlights

Features

Strengths

Applications

Low melting point designed for inkjet and photographic media

Scratch resistance

In-store graphics

Matte, very low light reflectivity

Smudge-resistant

Trade show graphics

Flexibility with lay-flat feature

Easy to clean with household chemicals

Banner stands

UV protection

Water-resistant

Menus

Posters

Product Properties

Properties

Description

Gauge

Surface: .48 mil Polyester Film; Adhesive: 2.5 mil Coextrusion

Heat Seal Initiation

170° F (78° C) 1/2 sec. dwell @ 40 psi

Processing Temperature Range

170° to 245° F

Coefficient of Friction

Test Method: ASTM D 1894. .40 Kinetic

UVA Absorption

Test Method: Perkin-Elmer Spectrophotometer. 85% Min

UVB Absorption

Test Method: Perkin-Elmer Spectrophotometer. 100%

Item Details

Size

SKU

UPC

Ordering

38'x500"

CSLM1238SM

848412021097

43'x500"

CSLM1243SM

848412021103

51'x500"

CSLM1251SM

848412021110

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