Digital Printing

Equipment

Direct to Textile (Roll to Roll)

Consumables

Inkjet Printing Media

Ulano Pigment Inkjet Film


Pigment Inkjet Film is available in these sizes: 17"X1200"(30M), 24"x1200"(30M), 36"X1200"(30M), 42"X1200"(30M), 44"X1200"(30M), 29.7CMX42CM(A3)(100 pcs.), 21CMX29.7CM (A4)(100 pcs.), 13"X19"Super B (100 pcs.).

Liquid Coatings

 

ClearShield Water-Based Liquid Coatings


ClearShield Canvas Guard

ClearShield Canvas Guard is the ideal coating for canvas and Giclee applications. It is specifically formulated for flexibility so that canvas can be stretched after coating.

ClearShield Canvas Guard is specifically formulated for use over water-resistant canvas and Giclee applications. Designed with flexibility in mind, Canvas Guard allows users to stretch the canvas after coating without any cracking. It is formulated to work on micro porous and porous ink jet receptive layers and helps to reduce pinholes normally encountered when applying coatings to ink-jet canvas. Canvas Guard can be applied using all hand application methods, such as a short-nap roller application. ClearShield Canvas Guard is the ultimate protection for canvas applications.

Note: For gel coated and other water sensitive canvas and dye-based inks please use our ClearJet Fine Art Product line.

Advantages
  • State of the Art UV-inhibitors
  • Protects from abrasion and marring
  • Highly flexible
  • Chemically resistant
  • Non-yellowing
  • Enhances color
How To Apply

We recommend using either a high-density foam roller or a 3/16" short-nap roller (our in-house favorite). Saturate the roller with ClearShield Canvas Guard and then allow the access coating to fall back into the tray. The coating should not be dripping off the roller. Apply one thin coat, moving from one side of the canvas to the other. It is not necessary to have a wet, saturated film across the entire surface. Allow the first thin coat to dry to the touch. This should take about 30 minutes to an hour. Apply a second thin to medium coat in the same manner as the first: from side to side.

Finishes
  • Gloss
  • Semi-Gloss
  • Satin
  • Matte

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ClearShield Classic

ClearShield Classic is a high-viscosity water-based liquid coating for enhanced UV-protection, chemical and abrasion resistance and dirt pick up resistance. For use on most non-water sensitive materials, ClearShield Classic offers the highest film build of all the formulations. It is perfect for vinyl, banners, and suitable for vertical applications.

This formulation has the highest viscosity of any of the ClearShield Laminates. ClearShield Classic was designed to provide excellent UV-protection, chemical and abrasion resistance as well as dirt pick up resistance. ClearShield Classic can be applied by hand using a roller application, and it's high viscosity makes it perfect for rolling onto vertical applications.

ClearShield Classic is a water-based liquid laminate that can offer the same protection as film laminates while saving as much as 60% in production costs. To ensure maximum protection our coatings are specifically formulated for a variety of inks and applications such as banners, vehicle graphics, billboards, signage, and truck-side curtains.

Marabu's ClearShield Liquid Coatings are formulated with state of the art UV-inhibitors and HALS (hindered amine light stabilizers) to provide superior protection against damaging UV-rays. Our coatings also offer protection against chemicals, abrasion, and dirt pick up.

Applications Methods

ClearShield Classic can be applied by hand with a brush or roll application.

Brush and Roll Application

Using the coating as supplied, brush and roll onto your print using a short-nap roller or a high-density foam roller. In-house, we prefer a 3/16" short-nap roller when applying our coatings in a brush and roll application. Apply two coats, waiting approximately an hour in between coats for the coating to completely dry.

Finishes
  • Gloss
  • Semi-Gloss
  • Matte

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ClearShield Classic Lite

This formulation is lower in viscosity than ClearShield Classic, but offers the same great UV-protection, chemical and abrasion resistance as well as dirt pick up resistance.  ClearShield Classic Lite can be applied by hand using a roller application or using automated spray equipment.
ClearShield Classic Lite is a water-based liquid laminate that can offer the same protection as film laminates while saving as much as 60% in production costs. To ensure maximum protection our coatings are specifically formulated for a variety of inks and applications such as banners, vehicle graphics, billboards, signage, and truck-side curtains.

Marabu's ClearShield Liquid Coatings are formulated with state of the art UV-inhibitors and HALS (hindered amine light stabilizers) to provide superior protection against damaging UV-rays. Our coatings also offer protection against chemicals, abrasion, and dirt pick up.

Applications Methods

ClearShield Classic Lite can be applied by hand with a brush or roll application or by automated spray equipment.

Brush and Roll Application

Using the coating as supplied, brush and roll onto your print using a short-nap roller or a high-density foam roller. In-house, we prefer a 3/16" short-nap roller when applying our coatings in a brush and roll application. Apply two coats, waiting approximately an hour in between coats for the coating to completely dry.

Automated Spray Equipment

Our ClearShield coatings are easy to apply using an HVLP gravity-fed spray gun. We recommend using a 1.3 to 1.6mm tip and a psi of 45-55.

Finishes
  • Gloss
  • Semi-Gloss
  • Satin
  • Matte

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ClearShield for the StarLam

The perfect formulation for roll to roll coating on the StarLam Liquid Laminator or other automated laminators.
ClearShield for the StarLam is a water-based liquid laminate that can offer the same protection as film laminates while saving as much as 60% in production costs. To ensure maximum protection our coatings are specifically formulated for a variety of inks and applications such as banners, vehicle graphics, billboards, signage, and truck-side curtains.
Marabu's ClearShield Liquid Coatings are formulated with state of the art UV-inhibitors and HALS (hindered amine light stabilizers) to provide superior protection against damaging UV-rays. Our coatings also offer protection against chemicals, abrasion, and dirt pick up.

Applications Methods

ClearShield for the StarLam >must be applied by automated laminating equipment like our StarLam Liquid Laminator or other liquid laminating machines.

Automated Spray Equipment

Our ClearShield coatings are easy to apply using an HVLP gravity-fed spray gun. We recommend using a 1.3 to 1.6mm tip and a psi of 45-55.

Finishes
  • Gloss
  • Semi-Gloss
  • Satin
  • Matte

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UV-curable Liquid Coating


Mara® Shield UV-AG

Applied using roller coating, MaraShield UV-AG ensures that any soiling or graffiti can be removed easily, without harming the original printed surface.

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Mara® Shield UV-FXG

MaraShield UV-FXG is suitable for roller-coating onto digital prints on flexible materials such as self-adhesive PVC foils and tarpaulin materials (plasticised PVC).

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Mara® Shield UV-RG / RM

MaraShield UV-RG and UV-RM are suitable for roller-coating onto digital prints on rigid materials such as various plastics, wood, aluminium composite panels (Dibond®), and cardboard and corrugated board material.

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