Antalis adds Coala PVC-free self-adhesives
Published: 24 August 2023 | No comments yet
Coala Paper Stick is a paper-based alternative to self-adhesive PVC vinyl and plastic equivalents
Antalis has added PVC-free self-adhesives to its Coala brand, ‘which provide a more sustainable alternative without compromising on visual impact.’
These self-adhesives are suitable for solvent, UV or latex printing. They come in a variety of materials including paper, polypropylene or polyester with various adhesion options. The extended range is now available from stock.
Whilst the overall Coala portfolio offers a wide range of materials including self-adhesive films, banners, magnetic options, papers, synthetic films, wallpapers and textiles, new are Coala PP Stick and Coala Paper Stick.
Coala PP Stick is a range of PVC-free polypropylene self-adhesive films designed for (eco) solvent, latex and UV inkjet printing. It offers claimed ‘excellent’ printability, dimensional stability and durability, making it suited to indoor and outdoor applications. Coala PP Stick is available with various adhesion options including permanent, removable and high tack. Coala Paper Stick, meanwhile, is a paper-based alternative to self-adhesive PVC vinyl and plastic equivalents. FSC-certified and featuring a water-based acrylic adhesive, the paper product is suitable for short-term, indoor applications and features a water-based acrylic adhesive for application and repositioning. Coala Paper Stick is compatible with UV and latex inkjet printing equipment and delivers ‘exceptional’ print performance.
Antalis product manager Mike Collins said, ‘We are constantly striving to provide our customers with the most innovative and sustainable products on the market.
‘The Coala PVC-free self-adhesives are a testament to our commitment to offer environmentally friendly solutions without sacrificing performance.’
In addition to the new Coala PVC-free self-adhesives, Antalis has introduced Orajet 3720 (removable) and 3740 (permanent) digital printing films. These films are made from polypropylene and offer a PVC-free choice for temporary advertising graphics. With a white, matt, coated surface for better UV inkjet printability and water-based, solvent-free adhesives, the Orajet films can be applied on multiple surfaces for, ‘vibrant advertising for indoor and short-term outdoor use.’