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Adhesive

Polymeric primarily carries UV curable, pressure-sensitive laminating adhesives for specialty printing applications, including the credit card market.

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Cold Foil – UV #24227

UV Cold Foil Adhesive is formulated to produce high definition foil graphics on BOPP Films and Polyethylene and paper and board stocks.

Permabond (Screen) #10745

This water-based product has been specially formulated to meet the credit card industries laminating requirements. It provides a sturdy bond with high peel strength when applied to PVC, vinyl or other credit card laminates.

Permabond Gravure #11770

This water-based product has been specifically formulated to meet the credit card industry laminating requirements. It provides a sturdy bond with high peel strength when applied to PVC, vinyl or other credit card laminates. The Permabond Clear Gravure Adhesive offers extremely fast dry times and is suitable for use on both flexographic and gravure applications.

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Coatings

Polymeric produces a variety of unique coatings available in various levels of satin, matte, glossy, and textured for UV, LED, and water-based applications. Available for roll-coat, screen, and digital inkjet.

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Smokescreen+

Polymeric has developed SmokeScreen+; an Anti-Graffiti/ Flame suppressing coating for a variety of materials and applications. The SmokeScreen+ coating has passed the rigorous testing requirements of the 701 Fire Test and the California Code Title 19, when printed on flame retardant materials. SmokeScreen+ Anti-Graffiti properties are unlike any product in the industry; with resistance solvents, paints, markers, cleaners, gas, sauces, mustard, red wine, acids and mold. SmokeScreen+ has also passed ASTM D3273-00, preventing 100% mold growth. SmokeScreen+ cures extremely fast for in-line, high speed and cure, without blocking. SmokeScreen+ UV coating has excellent contact clarity and will not detract the visual aesthetics of the graphic it’s coated on. It is ideal for use on Litho, Flexo, Screen and Digitally printed graphics, and wall-coverings.

SolarShield Clear

SolarShield Clear is a non-yellowing coating developed to protect overprinted colors from sunlight exposure. This clear contains UV inhibitors effective in preventing pigments from fading. SolarShield Clear will endure up to 5 years of direct sun and element exposure without cracking or peeling and will prolong the durability of any pigmented system it covers.

Ink Jet Receptive Clear

Polymeric’s digital receptive clear coat (Code #14251), is specifically designed for solvent and UV pigment-based inkjet printers. This coating has been engineered for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Dry Erase Clear

Polymeric has developed a reliable, non-staining Dry Erase Clear for styrene and other commonly used Point of Purchase substrates. This new ink has shown excellent adhesion to many popular general or multi-purpose POP UV inks.

Anti-Graffiti Clear

Polymeric has developed a reliable Anti-Graffiti Clear (#9904) for styrene and other commonly used Point-of-Purchase substrates. This ink has shown excellent adhesion to many popular general purposes POP UV inks.

Shurfoot

ShurFoot is an anti-slip floor graphic coating that has been specifically designed for both commercial and industrial applications. This coating is intended for use with all approved floor graphic vinyl base films. It is a UV screen printable coating that when printed last down, eliminates costly anti-slip floor graphic laminating films and does away with the slow laminating process.

Hardcoat Clears

Polymeric’s abrasion-resistant, clear coatings are specifically formulated as a protective finish for interior decorative trim as well as electronic instrument panels. These clears offer unique film properties to overprint UV and conventional ink systems and provide a finish ranging from high gloss, water white, to velvet or highly textured satin.
The over-printed graphic will have a durable finish with outstanding mar, abrasion and chemical resistance. Other decorative prints may be screened directly onto this product with excellent adhesion characteristics. These clear coatings have tremendous thermal stability not commonly found among UV coatings.

V Wrap LTX

Polymeric has developed the V-WRAP LTX system, a Vehicle Wrap, Fleet Graphics liquid lamination, designed specifically for screen printed & digitally printed graphics applications. Originally developed for the HP Latex printers, this clear contains UV inhibitors, effective in preventing pigments from fading. V-WRAP is also suitable to be used over solvent and UV systems as well. This coating has excellent elongation and is specifically designed for use over vehicle wrap and fleet applications and is suitable to be used on all vehicle wrap and fleet graphics materials. V-WRAP LTX is an excellent alternative to replace the costly over-laminates often used.V-WRAP LTX Clear when overprinted or roll coated will endure up to 5 years of direct sun and element exposure without cracking, peeling or chalking. Historical data collected suggests that the V-WRAP LTX clear will extend the color fast properties of any ink it is printed over.

Signature whites and clears

These were designed to accept a ball point pen and can be made in any ink line.

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Digital

We manufacture several digital ink systems for UV, LED, and water-based systems which are optimized for different printing head technologies for point of purchase, signage, and specialty applications.

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POP DC Gen5 Series

POP DG Gen5 is an extremely durable, UV curable digital printing ink specifically formulated for Point of Purchase and Point of Sale applications on wide range of plastics. This unique system is capable of curing under both standard Mercury Vapor as well as LED conditions. With exceptional adhesion characteristics, post print finishing operations such as die-cutting, CNC routing and guillotine trimming can be performed with no edge chipping or loss of ink adhesion to the material. The distinctive characteristics of the POP DC Gen5 Series allows for both chemical and water resistance properties on coroplast, styrene and vinyl materials. This system is made with automotive grade pigments for excellent lightfast properties.

POP DC Kyocera Series

Series POP DC Kyocera is an extremely durable, UV curable ink digital printing specially formulated for application point of purchase and point of sales on a wide range of plastics. This unique system is capable of polymerizing under both standard mercury vapor, as well as conditions of LEDs. With outstanding adhesion characteristics, post print finishing operations such as die-cutting, CNC guillotine cutting and routing can be done without chipping or loss of ink adhesion to the material. The distinctive features of the POP DC Kyocera series allow the waterproofing on coroplast, styrene and vinyl materials. This system is made with automotive grade pigments for excellent light resistant properties.

Checkmate FL

Series POP DC Kyocera is an extremely durable, UV curable ink digital printing specially formulated for application point of purchase and point of sales on a wide range of plastics. This unique system is capable of polymerizing under both standard mercury vapor, as well as conditions of LEDs. With outstanding adhesion characteristics, post print finishing operations such as die-cutting, CNC guillotine cutting and routing can be done without chipping or loss of ink adhesion to the material. The distinctive features of the POP DC Kyocera series allow the waterproofing on coroplast, styrene and vinyl materials. This system is made with automotive grade pigments for excellent light resistant properties.

Lightspeed

Lightspeed was developed as an economical digital UV curable ink for the billboard/banner market. Made with the most durable lightfast pigments, this high-performance series is designed for both interior and exterior applications. Lightspeed’s performance characteristics are especially suited for use on all roll-to-roll presses and prints on a variety of environmentally friendly recycled media and materials currently being used in the bill-board market, including reinforced polyethylene.

UVD-POP

UVD-POP is a durable, UV curable, digital printing ink specifically formulated for Point-Of-Purchase, Point-Of-Sale applications. This series exhibits outstanding adhesion to a wide variety of common POP/POS substrates. UVD-POP is both chemical and water resistant. With exceptional adhesion characteristics, post-press finishing operations are performed with minimal edge chipping. Made with only the finest long-term outdoor pigments, UVD-POP provides an excellent color gamut for your color certified printers.

ShurFire

Shurfire POP Series is a Point of Purchase, Point of Sale, solvent hybrid digital ink system. This series exhibits outstanding adhesion to a wide variety of common POP and banner substrates. When properly cured, ShurFire has excellent water and moisture resistance. This unique series is designed for interior or exterior applications. ShurFire can also be used on a wide variety of rigid media as well. ShurFire performance characteristics are especially well suited for use on all the materials currently being used in the billboard market. ShurFire also exhibits excellent head stability and open time.

3D Sublimation

Polymeric 3D Sublimation inks are flexible high-performance water-based dye-sublimation inks
specifically designed for Epson and other Piezo head printers. With our elevated concentration
levels of dye, 3D Sublimation inks allow reduced ink limits without the loss of color vitality.

Universal Plus

The Universal PLUS is a digital ink system that provides a robust color gamut (the achievable gamut is approximately 15% larger than GRACoL of G7). The ink was formulated to provide optimal adhesion to wide range of rigid materials including coroplast, high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) and acrylic. The ink incorporates a unique cure package to enable it to achieve excellent cure under both Mercury Vapor and LED lamps for multi-pass digital printers.The Universal PLUS ink was designed to improve efficiency and reduce operating and inventory expenses by allowing printers to incorporate a single ink system in multiple roll-to-roll and hybrid digital platforms.

Universal

Universal is a highly flexible digital ink system with a robust color gamut (approximately 15% larger than GRACoL). The ink provides excellent adhesion to a wide range of flexible and multiple rigid materials. The unique cure package incorporated in the system enables it to achieve optimal cure under both Mercury Vapor and LED lamps for multi-pass digital printers.

The Universal ink was designed to improve efficiency and reduce operating and inventory expenses by allowing printers to incorporate a single ink system in multiple roll-to-roll and hybrid digital platforms.

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Screen

These were designed to accept a ball point pen and can be made in any ink line.

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Renegade GP

Renegade GP is a high performance, fast curing, UV screen printing ink specifically formulated for point of purchase applications. GP Series provides printers an ink system for multiple uses of a wide variety of substrates. Renegade GP offers opacity and high gloss while maintaining rapid cure rates. GP provides a durable, high slip surface with excellent outdoor durability.

ImageMark XR

ImageMark XR is a UV curable screen-printing ink formulated specifically for multiple substrate adhesion performance. XR is the broadest ink system of its type, applications with the unique versatility to adhere to nearly all point of purchase stocks, including HDPE and fluted polyolefin stocks without the addition of catalyst.

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Lazer LXII

ImageMark XR is a UV curable screen-printing ink formulated specifically for multiple substrate adhesion performance. XR is the broadest ink system of its type, applications with the unique versatility to adhere to nearly all point of purchase stocks, including HDPE and fluted polyolefin stocks without the addition of catalyst.

Ultrabond WR

Ultrabond WR is distinct in its ability to offer non-blocking, flexibility needed for banner applications with additional adhesion to many Point-Of-Purchase stocks. This versatility provides screen printers an opportunity to reduce ink inventory by stocking a single ink line. Unlike other multi-purpose inks, Ultrabond’s exceptional flexibility and adhesion stands up to the demand of the most stringent finishing requirements.

Graphic Transfer

GTR Series is a highly versatile solvent based screen printable ink system for graphic transfer decorating of motorcycles, automotives, bicycles, helmets and various other applications. This ink was specifically designed for use as a substrate free waterslide decal and is ideal for curved and irregular surfaces. The finished decal is suitable for overprinting or overspraying to obtain a high-luster, abrasion and solvent resistant finished part. The system is offered in our CMS Pantone® Approved Color Matching System as well as a variety of highly reflective metallics.

Heatfold

HeatFold is an extremely flexible UV curable screen-printing ink, specially formulated for printing on plastics intended for heat-bending and folding. HeatFold exhibits outstanding heat-bending characteristics while maintaining excellent adhesion and opacity. Additionally, this ink provides ideal characteristics for heat-bending and routing of PETG, PVC, Polycarbonate, and acrylic sheets with no chipping or loss of adhesion.

Duraflex

Duraflex is a UV curable ink system specifically formulated for flat, pressure sensitive decal applications re-quiring exterior exposure for five years. Extensive weathering tests have proven Duraflex yields resilient decals, which will not edge curl due to ink/vinyl shrinkage or diminish in color intensity.

Long Term Decal

LTD (Long Term Decal) is a UV curable ink system specifically formulated for flat, cast and calendared, pressure sensitive decal applications, requiring exterior exposure for five years. Extensive weathering tests have proven LTD yields durable decals, which will not edge curl due to ink/vinyl shrinkage or diminish in color intensity. LTD has been formulated with lead free pigments producing an extremely opaque, remarkably high gloss, light-fast ink with minimal chalking characteristics.

PolyMembrane PCM

PolyMembrane PCM is a UV curable ink specifically formulated for multi-colored sub surface applications, such as, membrane switches, nameplates, counter mats, and instrument panel overlays. PCM has an excellent tolerance to pressure sensitive adhesives applied directly to the ink film. This ink has demonstrated remarkable flexibility for embossing, die-cutting and mechanical life cycling.

DualCure DC (container)

Dual Cure DC is a one-part screen ink developed to cure under both standard mercury vapor as well as LED curing conditions. This unique UV ink adheres to HDPE, LDPE, PET, PVC and PP without the use of adhesion promoters or catalysts. DC Series exhibits excellent flexibility for squeeze tests on thin walled bottles, yet it maintains outstanding adhesion and water resistance properties.

Thermoform TF

Thermoform TF is an extremely flexible UV curable screen-printing ink specially formulated for printing plastics used in vacuum forming. Thermoform exhibits outstanding vacuum forming characteristics and ink lengthening while maintaining excellent adhesion and opacity. Additionally, this ink provides ideal characteristics for heat bending and routing acrylic sheets with no chipping or loss of adhesion.

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Specialty

Polymeric carries unique specialty products which are available in multiple ink lines.

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DerCeram G&T Primer

DurCuram glass primer has been specially formulated as a wipe-on primer to improve the adhesion of Polymeric UV digital and screen inks to various substrates.

Chalkboard GP

Polymeric offers a unique special effect ink to create screen printed chalkboard surfaces. This ink is suitable for use on styrene, rigid vinyl and cardstock. The chalkboard finish is suitable for writing with chalk and wipes clean for re-use.

Glitter

Polymeric Imaging has developed glitter inks for specialty point of purchase applications. These special inks are offered in an array of dramatic colors. Glitter inks are available Renegade GP, ImageMark XR, Ultrabaond WR, TDD/DF, and Thermoform TF. Most commonly used as a POP UV ink.

Glow in the Dark

Our Glow-in-the-Dark Green is a novelty phosphorescent ink. After exposure to normal day light, the ink will glow-in-the-dark from approximately 15 to 30 minutes. This ink is made with patented technology offering the prolonged luminescent properties.

Metallics

Sparkle Metallic Inks simulate metallic paint finishes typically used for recreational, automotive and marine vehicles. This allows the blending of printed decals to these particular paint finishes, which existing metallic products will not accomplish. A broad color array, including numerous Pantone colors can be achieved with the Sparkle Metallic effect. These Sparkle Metallic inks create an intense reflection, unlike most metallic screen-printing inks that have little reflection.

Thixatropic Clear #14739

The Thixatropic Clear is a unique UV ink, which when applied will allow printers to accent and simulate a wet, water droplet look. Depending upon mesh count and emulsion build, the printer can achieve a variety of different size ‘droplets’ or three dimensional (3D) effects. Thixatropic Clear will also allow printers to produce a variety of color effects by adding small amounts of colors, metallic pigments, fluorescents, glitter, phosphorescent and pearlescent.

Blacklight Clear

Polymeric’s Blacklight clear inks are an innovative alternative to specialty illuminated graphics. Ideal for the POP market, these Blacklight inks can be printed on a wide variety of substrates. Keep in mind this ink does not trans-form graphics into an actual lighted graphic, but will allow graphics artificial illumination when exposed to a black-light light source; such as kiosks, shelf strips, headers and modular displays and graphics. Once the Blacklight clear inks are printed and exposed to a blacklight light source, graphics exhibit an illuminated appearance with eye catching appeal and striking aesthetics. Polymeric’s Blacklight systems are available in Red, Yellow, Blue, Green and Natural. When printed, these clears are undetectable until exposed to a blacklight source and can be over printed on to virtually any POP application. Blacklight clears are available throughout our entire product line and can be vacuum-formed as well.

Magnetic Receptive

Once the magnetic receptive inks are printed on the back of graphics they will be firmly held in place. Once printed, the magnetic receptive ink appears light to medium pewter in color. It can be overprinted if needed. The magnetic receptive ink can also be used to create magnetic Chalkboard and Dye Erase board type surfaces.