Wall Graphics Product Selection Guide
Short Term, Promotional Removable/Repositionable Graphics Options
For end user installations, repositionable products offer the highest success rate for the best looking final results. These products can be used for temporary stickers, decals, posters or larger panel installations and can be removed and repositioned until the installation is just right.
- Drytac Retac Smooth: Drytac Retac Smooth is a matte, printable, PVC film with ReTac ultra-removable adhesive technology for graphics that need to be removed and repositioned. It is ideal for interior wall graphic applications, including appliques and wall murals.
- Drytac Retac® Textures: Drytac ReTac® Textures is a 6 mil printable, matte white polymeric PVC film with ReTac® ultra removable adhesive. It has a variety of embossed finishes that add depth and visual appeal to static, flat graphics.
- Drytac SpotOn White: Drytac SpotOn Matte is a 4mil, white or clear matte or clear gloss monomeric PVC film with a dot pattern pressure sensitive polyacrylate adhesive which emulates an air egress product, making application and removal simple. Ideal end applications are indoor user-installed window advertizing, walldecals and many other graphics for smooth flat surfaces.
Short Term, Removable Wall Graphic Options
For promotional graphics applied to properly prepared walls removable adhesives are the most popular as they stick well, are easy to install, and more importantly easy to remove leaving little to no adhesive residue. Normally installed by professionals, these graphics can be cleanly removed up to six months after installation by the end user and will last for up to 2 years.
- 3M 48C-20R: 3M 48C-20R is a 3.3-mil, matte white, non-PVC film with a pressure-activated adhesive for easy sliding, tacking, snap-up and repositioning. This film's non-visible air release channels allow for fast and easy, bubble-free installations, making it ideal for smooth wall applications.
- 3M 40C-20R or 3M 40C-10R: 3M 40C films are 3mil gloss vinyl films, with a Controltac grey pigmented, pressure-activated adhesive for easy sliding, tacking, snap up and repositioning, Includes Comply Adhesive for fast, easy bubble-free installations. Available in gloss, matte and clear lustre with permanent and removable adhesive.
- Neenah DigiScape Stick-R 9mil Weave: DigiScape Stick-R is a FR rated, PVC-free, removable pressure sensitive wallcovering material, with a paper release liner for easy peel and stick applications. It offers a slight weave texture and matte finish to help cover surface imperfections.
- TextileBrite PSA PVC-Free Wall Covering: TextileBrite PSA is a 4oz PVC-free pressure-sensitive fabric wall covering with an adhesive back that is repositionable and removable. It can be used for full wall murals, or contour cut for wall decals.
- Avery MPI 2611: Avery MPI 2611 Wall Film is a tough, scuff-resistant, flexible, white premium calendered vinyl film designed specifically for wall graphic applications. MPI 2611 offers an excellent choice for wall graphic applications that require easy installation and removable adhesive performance.
Long-Term, Paste-Up Options
Paste-Up wall coverings in either paper or vinyl, will always give the best result for murals and wall graphics that need to be up for 2 years or longer when installed by professional installers. Most adhesives have a two-year shelf life and thereafter they can begin to dry out or become more permanent and difficult to remove.
- Dreamscape Vinyl Wallcoverings: A series of 20oz textured commercial grade vinyl wall coverings in a number of available patterns to add texture and interest to wall murals and full room wall covering installations. Class A fire-rated and type II certified.
- Neenah DigiScape 17mil Smooth or Digiscape 17mil Canvas Wall Covering: Neenah Digiscape is a 17mil textured commercial paper wall covering available in either smooth or canvas. It is has 30% post-consumer waste content and latex saturated cellulose fibers and is a durable and longer-life alternative to PVC pressure sensitives. It can support two LEED's credits and is ASTM E-84 Class A approved
- Neenah EnviroScape Mural Wall Covering: Neenah EnviroScape Mural is a 10mil PVC-free wall paper with a water activated adhesive on the back. Available in Smooth or Textured - for a unique embossed surface finish. Contains 10% post-consumer waste.
Long-Term and VOC-Free Paint Permanent Wall Graphic Options
For longer term installations or walls painted with low-to-no VOC paints where removal concerns are not an issue, end users can look to cast, permanent adhesive vinyl for the longest life possible from a PSA vinyl.
- 3M IJ180mC-10: 3M IJ180mC-10 is a 2mil cast, high gloss wrappable white print film with slideability, optimized initial tack and non-visible air release pattern for efficient installation. The permanent adhesive is ideal for walls with low-VOC paints.
- Avery MPI 1105: a 2mil cast, high gloss wrappable white print film this product offers superior conformability to irregular surfaces such as compound curves and corrugations Easy Apply™ and Easy Apply™ RS features offer the benefits of reduced wrinkling and air entrapment inherent in the application of decals and full wall wraps for low VOC paints.
- Avery MPI 1106: Avery Dennison MPI 1106 Hi Tack Easy Apply gloss premium cast film is an opaque solid colour, conformable vinyl film designed for use in demanding applications.