ArgoGraph-CLEAR®

Clear coverage and protection for printed graphics.

About this product

ArgoGraph® thermoplastic polyurethane graphic films system: ArgoGraph-White print media, and ArgoGraph-Clear overlaminate film. These high-performance films, protect, preserve and prolong the life of advertising and decorative graphics subject to harsh conditions.

 

ArgoGraph-Clear® is a flexible new option for the wide-format digital printing industry, the urethane film out-performs vinyl for vehicle wraps, fleet graphics, outdoor signage, and building wraps.

 

The ArgoGraph® overlaminate films give film coaters and converters serving the graphics industry a comprehensive solution to meet the need for clear, conformable and durable graphic films. Easy to use and environmentally friendly, the films are non-PVC, halogen- and lubricant-free and accept all commercial adhesive systems.

 

To optimize the print output using the ArgoGraph® overlaminate films system, we recommended you download the specified Printer Profiles for your system.

 

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A Green Alternative for Printers

Environmentally conscious print media and overlaminate films provide printers with a 'green' alternative to vinyl.
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Wrapped and Ready

Printed and protected by ArgoGraph® thermoplastic polyurethane graphic films system, select cars in the Audi R8 LMS Cup fleet are wrapped and ready for extreme competition. The films are used on high performance vehicles to prevent damage caused by high speeds and exposure to rigorous track conditions.

Typical Physical Properties

  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: premium graphic film overlaminate
    • Extrusion method: flat die cast on
    • 2-mil PET carrier
    • Gauge: 1.0 mil (25 microns)
    • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
    • Gloss and matte surfaces
    • Conformable
    • Abrasion resistant
    • Excellent low temperature flexibility
    • UV resistant (3-5 year outdoor durability)
    • No additives - consistent, excellent adhesive compatability
    • Halogen free
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    Taber abrasion

    D-10442

    grams
    <3.5
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    7000
    Gloss

    OTM 3-309

    60°
    >80
    Haze

    D-1003

    %
    <1
    Surface tension

    D-2578

    dyne/cm
    <35
    UV resistance

    A101 YI after 5000 hrs

    Results pending
    Elongation at break

    D-412

    %
    450
  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: premium performance graphic film overlaminate facestock
    • Extrusion method: flat die cast on 2-mil PET carrier
    • Gauge: 1.0- 4.0 mils (25-100 microns)
    • Width: Up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards (914.4 meters)
    • Class A gloss finish
    • Highly conformable
    • Excellent abrasion resistance
    • Excellent low temperature flexibility, cold-crack resistance
    • UV resistant (5 year outdoor durability)
    • No additives - consistent, excellent adhesive compatibility/anchorage
    • Halogen-free
    • Phthalate-free
    • PVC-free
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    Taber abrasion

    D-10445

    grams
    <3.5
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    7000
    Gloss

    OTM 3-309

    60°
    >80
    Haze

    D-1003

    %
    <1
    Surface tension

    D-2578

    dyne/cm
    >35
    UV resistance

    A101
    SAE-J19606

    No change at 3000 hrs
    No change at 2000 hrs
  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: premium performance printable facestock
    • Extrusion method: flat die cast on 2-mil PET carrier
    • Gauge: >2.0 mils (50 microns)
    • Width: 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards (914.4 meters)
    • Class A gloss finish
    • Highly conformable
    • Excellent abrasion resistance
    • Excellent low temperature flexibility, cold-crack resistance
    • UV resistant (5 year outdoor durability)
    • No additives - consistent, excellent adhesive compatibility/anchorage & printability*
    • Halogen-free
    • Phthalate-free
    • PVC-free
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    Taber abrasion

    D-10445

    grams
    <3.5
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    MPa
    7000
    48.26
    Gloss

    OTM 3-309

    60°
    >80
    Surface tension

    D-2578

    dyne/cm
    >35
    UV resistance

    A101
    SAE-J19606

    No change at 3000 hrs
    No change at 2000 hrs
    Elongation at break

    D-412

    %
    450

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