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2020 New Product Review

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Mar 25, 2020 03:10pm

Staying ahead of ever-changing industry trends that influence your business has always been important. Let ND Graphics make this process easier, by combining what is new in one easy reference site! As new products are added to our portfolio throughout the year this list will grow, so be sure to visit often!

Listed below are #NDApproved new products added to our product offering during 2020.  All new materials have been thoroughly tested which can include printing, cutting, application, removal and generally being put through their paces. This ensures they perform as intended, and takes the worry out of trying new products! Be the first to know what is new by following #NDApproved and #ndgraphics on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn to see installation photos, promotions and so much more!

Printable Media & Overlaminates:

  1. Contra Vision HD Clear Perforated Window Film: A clear, perforated window film with 1mm diameter holes. It has 60/40 perforation levels, yet looks like a 70/30 film. When printed with white ink this film can be used to create inside-apply perforated window graphics.
  2. Contra Vision HD Translucent Perforated Window Film: A translucent, perforated window film with 1mm holes. It has 60/40 perforation levels, yet looks like a 70/30 film. Ideal for 24-7 viewable graphics for retail, as this perf does not suffer from burn through at night!
  3. ContraVision One-Way Mirror Day Time Privacy Film: a non-perforated, non-printable silver mirror window film product offering daytime privacy from the outside-in. The silver side is adhesive and this is mounted to the inside of the glass. From inside the film has a blue tint see-though effect. 10 year warranted.
  4. Drytac FloorTac Textures, Removable Print & Go Floor: a white, textured, slip-rated print and go floor graphic for application to carpet, tile and many other interior surfaces. No lamination required.
  5. Drytac Polar Premium Air Permanent – a multipurpose, air egress polymeric vinyl print media with a permanent adhesive.
  6. Drytac Polar Premium Air Plus Removable – offering a matte white print face with an air egress, grey removable adhesive. Ideal for indoor and outdoor signage of all types.
  7. Drytac Polar Blockout, Matte White Permanent: A white print face with a metallized blockout core and white back with a clear permanent adhesive. This film offers true opacity! Ideal for double sided window decals or any location where a cover-up film is required!
  8. Drytac Polar Grip + InterLam Pro UV Emerytex Exterior Floor Combo: a high tack, slip-rated, floor graphic for application to exterior concrete, brick and sidewalks.
  9. Drytac Polar Street FX Outdoor Floor Graphic: 12mil total thickness, PVC-free, textured surface, aluminum core print and go media for outdoor floor graphics without the need for lamination.
  10. Drytac Protac AMP Antimicrobial Surface Protection Film: a 6mil, clear textured matte polyester (PET) surface protection film with an antimicrobial hard coat, incorporating Microban® ZPTech® antimicrobial protection. It is durable, cleanable and antimicrobial and can be cut on roll-plotters and offers 15 year indoor and 5 year outdoor life.
  11. Drytac SpotOn 50 Opaque White Removable: A new SpotOn white matte film with the same great removable dot-adhesive but with 50% greater opacity.
  12. Drytac ReTac Woodgrain Matte White Ultra-Removable: An ultra-removable, white matte PSA vinyl that is embossed with a subtle woodgrain pattern.
  13. Drytac ReTac Smooth Gloss White Ultra-Removable: 3.2mil and 6mil ultra-removable films, now also available in gloss finish.
  14. Marabu ClearShield Anti-Graffiti Liquid Laminate: a two-part liquid lamination for signage, banners and billboards. Provides reliable indoor and outdoor anti-graffiti and UV protection.
  15. Metamark MetaScape MD3A Permanent: a 2.76mil monomeric, multipurpose print film with a clear air-egress adhesive. Ideal for window decals and bubble free mounting to substrates.
  16. Metamark & MetaScape Crystal Etch and Dusted Etch Window Films: We’ve added to this line-up again! Fully printable, wet apply (Metamark) or dry-apply aire egress (MetaScape) window etch films in two new finishes: Metamark Wet Apply Dusted Etch, MetaScape Dry-Apply Dusted Etch, Metamark Wet-Apply Crystal Etch, MetaScape Dry-Apply Crystal Etch
  17. Metamark MetaScape MD-WA MetaWalk Print & Go Floor: MD-MW is a matte white, 5.9mil, textured, print and go floor graphic material with a semi-permanent (removable with heat), air-egress adhesive for indoor use.
  18. Metamark MetaGuard MG-F FloorArt Overlaminate: a 4mil, textured, slip resistant laminate for the creation of short-term indoor floor graphics.
  19. Metamark MetaScape MD-WA WallArt Textured Wall Graphic: a 6mil polymeric textured wall graphic film with a unique air-egress adhesive for easy installation. Ideal for indoor decals and murals alike.
  20. PALRAM Palight Premium and PALRAM Palight EPS Economy rigid PVC boards are two new series of rigid PVC board that can be used for a variety of end applications.

Coloured and Decorative, Non-Printable Media

  1. 3M FASARA Decorative Window New Patterns: 3M has discontinued a few patterns and added many more see. 2019/2020 Catalogue link is included on this web page.
  2. 3M DI-NOC Decorative Films for Glass: a whole new approach to DI-NOC where the adhesive is on the patterned side, so that glass can be second-surface decorated. Ideal for boardroom tables and partitions.
  3. 3M 2080 Cast Wrap Series: A premium, high quality cast wrap film product that is 3D conformable for smooth and easy installation. It has improved stretch for easier installation around curves and channels. On the gloss versions there is a low-density polyethylene film layer, which remains in place during installation and is removed easily after application.
  4. ASLAN SE 70 Dichroic Colour Shift Films:  polyester (PET) film with two different dichroic colour shifting effects in Nebula and Solar. It is also removable with heat!
  5. Contra Vision Daytime Privacy 60/40 Window Film: an inside mount, white face/white back perforated film that is ideal for daytime privacy use. This film is not printable.
  6. Jessup Safety Track Commercial Grade Tapes: a coloured, grit containing, commercial grade non-skid marking tape. It is the preferred product when visual warnings are required to mark potential slip and fall hazard areas.

Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) Media

  1. Siser EasyPatterns: seasonal new additions to this popular preprinted material line-up.
  2. Siser EasySubli: dye-sublimation transfer heat transfer sheets for use on white and coloured polyester along with other fabrics such as cotton, rayon and wool.
  3. Siser EasyWeed Stretch: new colours and the addition of a new frosted liner.
  4. Siser Glitter: exciting new colours have been added!
  5. Siser Holographic: new colours added with pearl finishes.
  6. Siser Sparkle: a new type of glittery HTV, its smooth surface is similar to Twinkle, but measures in at just 120 microns, making it Sisers thinnest glittery HTV yet!
  7. Siser Twinkle: a smooth finish, sparkle and glimmering HTV that contains embedded flakes within the material that result in a smooth finish and longer life and wear with no shedding of flakes.
  8. Siser StripFlock & StripFlock Fluorescent: A textured, (fuzzy) HTV that has a velour, suede-like feel. The new formulation can now be applied at a lower temperature and maintains the texture for longer.

Tools, Display Frames and Shop Supplies

  1. 3M Magnetic PPF Squeegee: a special yellow, flexible, anti-scratch squeegee with embedded magnets for use with PPF and other wrap films.
  2. 3M Press-in-Place Emblem Tape: a must for every wrap shop. Allows for quick and easy emblem and stripe mounting once the wrap is finished.
  3. Lil’ Chizler Scraper & Squeegee: ideal for use in either removing or applying any kind of vinyl. Over 100+ different uses!
  4. Metal Real Estate Sign Frames with Pin Tops for Riders: JD style, powder coated, black metal 2-piece frame with two pins on the top that fit a 4mm corrugated plastic rider. Available in three sizes.
  5. Metal Real Estate Sign Frames with Decorative Scroll Tops: JD style, powder coated, black metal 2-piece frame with a decorative scroll top. Available in three sizes.
  6. Real Estate Aluminum Post Kits: available in black or white, these aluminum posts are sturdy and attractive. T-shaped this frame can support a top rider and can hang a 30″ or wider sign face.
  7. SS3 Mini Wire Stepstakes: offered now in a new mini-sized model. 9 gauge wire throughout in a smaller 8″ x 23″ size sold in 100 units per case.

Printing & Finishing Equipment

  1. Foster Evolution3 Freehand, Benchtop and SmartFold manual cutters are the new models that replace Evolution2 and Javeline series cutters. They use a precise steel track and bearing system for ultimate cutting accuracy.
  2. GPF 563TH-4R Top Heat Laminator: This new laminator model offers 50% faster throughput with easy-loading, 3″ quick-grip swing-out shafts. It offers versatile roll-to-roll operation with an included motorized rewind, slitter and foot pedal.
  3. Mimaki JV100-160 Printer: a new 63″ SS21 ink, solvent print-only platform including product improvements and the new RasterLink 7 RIP software.
  4. Mimaki UJV100-160 Printer: a new 63″ UV-cure roll-to-roll print-only platform, including product improvements.
  5. Rollover Flatbed Applicators: both Rollover Flexi and Rollover Classic models now come in new sizes with additional options like side brackets, high adjustment, heat-assisted rollers and static elimination systems

RIP Software

  1. Caldera RIP – Newest version information
  2. Onyx GO – Subscription based software for Onyx Go lite and Onyx Go plus
  3. Onyx Thrive RIP – Newest version information
  4. Onyx True-Fit – Stand alone nesting software creates and exports print ready PDFs for your print-and-cut workflow. Save valuable print production time and maximize media usage with shape-based nesting.
  5. SAI Flexi RIP Subscription – Newest version information


  1. GE Snap Modules – these unique LED modules snap into pre-existing, evenly spaced holes in the mounting rail for quick and easy install with no measuring requires.