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Interior Media Make Any Surface a Canvas

In addition to new options for décor, this edition’s wrap-up includes dye sublimation printers, new RIP software, UV flatbed presses, and more.




Drytac Polar Grip Air Film

Designed for simple application on a variety of surfaces.

Drytac has expanded its Polar Grip range with the addition of Polar Grip Air, a 3.2-mil white polymeric PVC film with high-tack gray adhesive and a bubble-free technology release liner. The media is engineered for simplified application on a variety of surfaces including coarse brick, concrete, floors, and substrates with low surface energy such as smooth plastic machine equipment, motorcycle helmets, and more. Compatible with latex, eco-solvent, and UV printers and available in roll widths up to 54 in.


PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Retail and Point-of-Purchase; Interior Décor

Roland DGA Wallpaper Substrate

The paper substrate is compatible with UV and resin ink.

Roland DGA’s WallFlair Paste Paper is a 15-mil uncoated fibrous nonwoven media for wall applications. The material is 100% PVC and heavy metal free, REACH compliant, and ASTM E-84 Class A (Fire) certified. Features include high opacity, high dimensional stability, textile-like look and feel, washable surface, and one-piece clean removability. The paper substrate is compatible with UV and resin ink and can be applied with standard wallpaper paste. Stocked in widths of 54 in.


PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates


Fisher Textiles Blockout Fabrics

New media for banners, exhibit graphics, back drops, and more.

Fisher Textiles has revealed two new printable blockout fabrics. DD7118 White-Out features a soft knit face and back-facing white coating for an opaque output on applications including SEG, pillowcase displays, banners, and backdrops. The fabric is flame-retardant, stocked in 125-in rolls, and compatible with dye sub transfer, direct dye sub, and UV-curable printing.

GF8819 DS Nirvana is a 122-in. flame-retardant fabric consisting of two layers of GF4019 Nirvana. The layers are black-back laminated together for two-sided printing and opacity. The fabric is designed for dye sub transfer and UV-curable printing
applications such as double-sided banners and exhibit graphics.


MANUFACTURER: Fisher Textiles
PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates

Nekoosa Glass Finishes

Printable, plottable window film for commercial buildings.

Nekoosa announces Nekoosa Glass Finishes, a new portfolio of printable and plottable window films designed for privacy and finishing purposes on the interiors and exteriors of commercial buildings. Available in Deep Etch, Light Etch, Dusted Crystal, Frost, Sand Blast and Sand Matte finishes, each film offers a degree of privacy by obscuring direct visibility while allowing excellent light transmission.

Each film includes a solvent-performance permanent adhesive that allows for up to seven years of outdoor use, as well as a 3-mil PET liner for printing and plotter-cut applications. The finishes also include a bird safety film that allows birds to see windows that otherwise appear invisible to protect both the bird and the building.


PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Retail and Point-of-Purchase


Orbus Retail Display Systems

New SEG light boxes and retail merchandising system.

Orbus Visual Communications has launched two new retail-focused product lines. The Blaze SEG Light Box series of fabric light boxes is designed with a 6- or 4-in.-deep frame and pre-attached, full-perimeter LED light bars with internal power supply to reduce unwanted shadowing. Configurations include wall mounted (13 available sizes), freestanding (nine available sizes), and hanging (13 available sizes), plus silver, black, or white frame. They also are available with two backlit graphic material options: dye dub-printed Backlit Textile, an 8-oz tightly woven, slightly stretchy fabric that can be folded, washed, and reused; or UV/LED-printed Intensity, a 6.5-oz material with a smooth, coated finish that leverages a double-strike process.

The Modify Retail Merchandising System is a flexible display system incorporating SEG push-fit fabric graphics and modifiable components including graphics, accessories, and furniture. Kits include single-sided, double-sided, gondola, and four-sided configuration options. Accessories such as shelves, hooks, and hang bars are available, as well as optional furniture pieces including display tables, risers, counters, and more.


MANUFACTURER: Orbus Exhibit and Display Group
PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates

Onyx 22.5 Software Update

Features Onyx Archive to back up and restore jobs.

Onyx Graphics has revealed Onyx 22.5 wide-format RIP and print workflow software. Added features include:

  • Onyx Archive tool for simple backup, search, restoration, and management of print jobs.
  • XY Trimmer updates for simpler workflows.
  • Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE 6.1).
  • New cutter device support for Kala, Ellerhold Poster-Cutter 2050, and Fotoba cloud barcodes.
  • Expanded color device support (Nix Spectro 2, X-Rite eXact2, and Barbieri Textile).
  • Spot color replacement using the Onyx Color Reference Library.
  • Onyx Color Reference Library and cut paths added to CorelDraw.
  • ColorCheck baseline tests for Media Manager.
  • QR code scaling for dynamic print labels.


PRODUCT CATEGORY: Workflow + Software

Avery Dennison New Satin Supreme Wrapping Film Colors

Three new colors in the Celestial Satins collection.

Avery Dennison has expanded its Supreme Wrapping Film ColorFlow portfolio with the fall Celestial Satins color collection: ColorFlow Satin Solar Dawn, ColorFlow Satin Moonstone, and ColorFlow Satin Frozen Ocean. According to the company, the film offers a mesmerizing “celestial light” effect with iridescent shades that shift as the light changes. The vehicle wrap media feature high conformability, long-term removability, Easy Apply RS adhesive technology, and more. Available in 60-in. rolls.


MANUFACTURER: Avery Dennison
PRODUCT CATEGORY: Media + Substrates
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Vinyl Wraps + Graphics

Kornit Digital Apparel Printer

The DTG press offers automated loading/unloading and more.

Kornit Digital has launched the Apollo single-step digital apparel press for nearshore short- and medium-run garment decoration. Reaching speeds up to 400 garments/hr, the DTG press offers automated loading/unloading, integrated smart curing, and inline garment type adjustment for high output and print consistency. Leveraging Kornit’s Max technology and KornitX workflow software, the press is designed for both one-off and large run output.


MANUFACTURER: Kornit Digital
PRODUCT CATEGORY: Wide-Format Printers
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Digital Textile Printing

Agfa Inks for Onset and Avinci Printers

New UV and water-based inks.

Agfa’s Onset 560 UV ink is engineered for use in the company’s Onset inkjet printer. The Greenguard Gold-certified ink leverages Think Ink Layer technology for high print quality and a wide color gamut with low ink consumption, according to the company. A second recently released ink, the Avinci 110 water-based formulation for the Avinci CX3200 dye sub textile press, is Oeko-Tex Eco certified.



Durst High-Speed RTR Printer

Print speeds up to 7212 sq ft/hr.

Durst’s P5 350 HSR high-speed LED roll-to-roll press is engineered to reach print speeds up to 7212 sq ft/hr. Features include integrated Mesh Printing System for ink dust-free processing of mesh and perforating substrates, single-operator multiroll material changeover, media tension equalization, optional master roll for uninterrupted printing of rolls up to 25 in. diameter, optional vertical and horizontal cutting units, and optional double CMYK ink. Applications include interior décor, outdoor signage, and more.



PRODUCT CATEGORY: Wide-Format Printers

Mimaki Sublimation Transfer Press

Compact roll-to-roll inkjet dye sub printer.

Mimaki offers the Tiger600-1800TS roll-to-roll sublimation transfer printer for textile applications. The 73-in. press offers a smaller footprint than its predecessor with the paper mounting and winding system at the back of the machine. The printer offers max. printing speeds of 5920 sq ft/hr, CMYK MLSb510 series sublimation transfer inks, ability to replace ink tanks while printing, roller paper feeding technology for lessened printer maintenance, and eight staggered printheads, among other features. Applications include soft signage, apparel, interior décor, tapestries, flags, and more.



PRODUCT CATEGORY: Wide-Format Printers
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Digital Textile Printing / Interior Décor

Vanguard UV Flatbed Press

Vanguard VK3220T-HS UV flatbed printer for applications including signage, packaging, and decor.

Vanguard has announced the 126 x 79-in. Vanguard VK3220T-HS UV flatbed printer for applications including signage, packaging, and decor. The printer is suitable for substrates ranging to 3.9 in. thick, including acrylic, brick, canvas, brushed aluminum, corrugated board, wood, vinyl, and more. A compact, modular design enables scalability based on user needs. Features include up to three rows of 4-pL drop-size Kyocera print heads; max. 1800 dpi print resolution; print speeds up to 3875 sq ft/hr; CMYK with optional white, varnish, light cyan, and light magenta ink; and intuitive, ergonomic design.


MANUFACTURER: Vanguard Digital
PRODUCT CATEGORY: Flatbeds + Superwides
APPLICATION CATEGORY: Retail and Point-of-Purchase; Interior Décor




Printvinyl Scored Print Media

New Printvinyl Scored wide-format print media features an easy-to-remove scored liner for creating decals, product stickers, packaging labels, and more. The precision-scored liner, with a 1.25” spacing on a 60” roll, guarantees a seamless and hassle-free removal process.

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