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April '20

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5 8 • A P R I L 2 0 2 0 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S Product Review A P R I L 2 0 2 0 Sign and Wrap Tools JDS, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, offers new sign installation and vehicle wrap tools. From PROSERIES, the PROGLOVE HD is available in medium and large sizes. These gloves are constructed with the PROSLIDE thread coating for low-friction, improving your install time. The PROKNIFE features an Auto-Lock slider to securely hold the blade for maximum cutting efficiency. The high-quality stainless steel, 30 degree, 9mm snap blade provides ultimate sharpness and edge retention, making it ideal for wrap installa- tions and cutting. Replacement blades are available in packs of 10. From Auto Skins, we have the Bumper Pole and the Wrap Hook. The Bumper Pole holds vinyl tight to make one-person installations easier. The Wrap Hook locks into latches of trunks, hoods, and doors to hold them open while installing a vehicle wrap. For information, visit www.jds- signsupply.com. Removable Adhesive Film Plastiprint, Denver, introduces Recycle Sticker, a brand new optically clear removable adhesive film made of at least 80% recycled polyester. It is specifi- cally designed to ensure good adhesion with UV-curable inks. It's coated with an ultra-clear, high-performance removable acrylic adhesive which exhibits excellent optical clarity, adhesive flow, and UV stability as well as long term removability on a broad range of surfaces. For information, visit www. plastiprint.com. Marking Films Mactac Distributor Products, Stow, Ohio, is expanding its high-performance 9800 PRO series of MACmark Marking Films by launching two new premium quality mark- ing films. Featuring advanced adhesive technology, the new products—MACmark 9800 PRO B-free and 9800 PRO High-Tack—are designed to make graphic applica- tion of high-performance permanent marking applications easy. MACmark 9800 PRO B-free was developed using Mactac's patented, customer-favorite bubble-free air-egress adhesive technology, which is known for ease of installation. MACmark 9800 PRO High-Tack features a very aggressive adhesive that is geared specifically for tough-to-stick-to applications. The adhesives are paired with a 2.6-mil heavy metal- free calendared vinyl, which touts durability, UV resistance, and conformability over difficult surfaces, such as rivets and those with gloss and matte finishes. The films offer REACH regulation compliance for environmental concerns. The films are sup- ported with 83# and 90# bleached white Kraft liners for added stability and layflat. For information, visit www.mactac.com/graphics. Cast Vinyl FDC Graphic Films, South Bend, Indiana, introduces Lumina 3710 is a premium cast vinyl film that is intended to be used in general signage, RV and marine applications, automotive after- market graphics, and striping. This series provides dynamic graphic accents due to its large metal flakes, high surface gloss, and exceptional color depth. This new 4-mil film is offered in nine colors with more on the way. Standard rolls are available in 15˝– 60˝ widths. Lumina 3710 is also available in 12˝x12˝ standard- size sheets as part of FDC's sheeting program, which is ideal for craft and do- it-yourself projects. For information, visit fdcfilms.com.

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