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Setting a Higher Standard with PET Printable Vinyl Media

by / Wednesday, 17 May 2017 / Published in Print Media Vinyl, Printable Vinyl

Have you noticed when you’re out in public walking down the street or taking in a shopping mall how many signs there are just looking at you begging for your attention? Hundreds, even thousands of signs in all shapes, sizes, colors and styles. Some that are permanent, some that light up and then some just hang on a wall or a pole.

The point is; signs are a very big part of our everyday life and for those working in the sign industry, this is a big and demanding commitment.

One specific type of vinyl sign media that I want to focus on today is PET printable vinyl. The acronym, PET stands for Polyethylene Terephthalate. Polyethylene is a polymerized thermoplastic ethylene resin, used to make vinyl film and Terephthalate is a thermoplastic polyester resin made from ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid, also used to make films or fibers, like what is used for water bottles. Polyethylene terephthalate has high strength, is flexible and resistant to abrasion. The addition of these laminated films make for an extraordinarily smooth and scrim-less vinyl that works extremely well for print media.

Value Vinyls sells PET Sign Media Printable Vinyl which is one of our most popular products. PET Frontlit and PET Blockout banner material is widely accepted for the quality of the fabric and the graphics that are produced. Value Vinyls Rio Extra PET 13 oz. Ultra-Smooth is a more economical Grey-Back that can be used for printing on one side, which helps eliminate image show through. Stocked in a 54” width and capable up to a 126” width. With an ultra-smooth surface, it is ideal for screen and digital printing where the need for brilliant graphics are a must. In addition, Value Vinyls sells Rio PET 15 oz. Opaque Ultra Smooth. This is a Blockout fabric for consistent printing on both sides that will produce vivid eye catching graphics. Stocked up to an 80” width and capable up to 126”

For more information, give us a call at 877-716-6651 or email us at info@valuevinyls.com and let us help you with this product or any of your printable vinyl needs.

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