Neschen Americas - 7/23/2008
Neschen Launches New Pure Color Wide Format Textile Printing Media
July 23, 2008, Elkridge, Maryland - Neschen Americas has announced the introduction of Neschen Pure Color
Media, a complete new range of wide-format textiles that, according to Neschen, offer exceptionally vibrant color
and sharp detail with most solvent, eco-solvent and UV printers. In addition, Pure Color Media are backed by an
easy-access, detailed production and application support system that makes them extremely easy to use.
"With Pure Color, we’ve gone beyond engineering fabric media for optimum color performance and applications
versatility. Our goal was to make this a range of media that is virtually plug and play," says Neschen Americas
Senior Product Manager, Andreas DeGroot. "We’ve done extensive research and testing to be able to provide
users with color profiles, printer set-up tips and comprehensive applications support for the Pure Color line that
will enable everyone to get great printing results with these textiles, from novice to expert."
The Pure Color Media line currently offers five distinct fabrics to address applications ranging from indoor and
outdoor banners, to trade show graphics, to backlit signs and P-O-P’s, to giclée art reproduction, theatre sets
and more. Roll sizes range from 20 in. x 10 ft. up to 98 in. x 164 ft.
Neschen Pure Color Media products include:
Golden Gate Fabric
Golden Gate is a polyester fabric with a PVC coating designed for solvent and eco-solvent inks. It offers users
the printing ease and familiarity of PVC with the look, feel and flexibility of textile. Golden Gate Fabric weighs 8
oz/sq. yd. and is 12 mils thick. It can be used indoors and outdoors, it is NFPA 701 and B1 fire rated, and it
features a special anti-fungal treatment that improves durability and longevity in damp or humid environments.
Golden Gate is ideal for hitraffic public applications such as trade show exhibits, theatre sets, event graphics
and point-ofpurchase displays.
VersaFabric is a 100% polyester, all-purpose, textile media that offers bold color reproduction, wrinkle-resistance
and smooth drape. Designed for most solvent, eco-solvent and UV ink printers, it weighs 7.7 oz/sq. yd. and is 16
mils thick. It is NFPA 701 and B1 fire rated for use in public spaces and can be used indoors and outdoors for
just about any display, advertising or informational graphics application.
At 10 oz/sq. yd. and 18 mils thick, Monet Canvas is a heavyweight, poly/cotton, coated canvas with a
prominent tooth. Strong, yet flexible, it features a uniform matte coating that offers photorealistic printing with
a wide color gamut. Designed for indoor use, Monet Canvas is perfect for giclée art reproduction and interior
decorating applications. It can be printed with solvent, ecosolvent and UV inks, plus its tight weave allows use
with vacuum-carried flat bed UV printers.
Mambo is a 100% polyester fabric with a unique coating offering the highest color brilliance and deep, rich
blacks. These characteristics makes it ideal for indoor and outdoor graphics that will be viewed from a distance,
such as festival or concert banners, murals, and more. It weighs 9 oz/sq. yd. and is 15 mils thick. Mambo Fabric
can be run on most solvent and eco-solvent printers.
Calypso Breeze Satin
Calypso Breeze is a lightweight, translucent, polyester fabric with a satin finish. It is coated to deliver photo-
realistic imaging with a wide color gamut, fast dry time, and excellent scratch resistance. It weighs 3.5 oz/sq.
yd. and is 7.5 mils thick. Calypso Breeze Satin is the perfect choice for backlit graphics, window graphics and
lightweight roll-up displays. It can be used for indoor and short-term outdoor applications, and will run on most
solvent, eco-solvent and UV printers.