Textured Laminating Films Gaining Popularity

New and exciting large format printing finishing technologies such as textured laminating films are rapidly gaining popularity in North America. Already widely used in Europe, these new laminating films (sometimes referred to as overlaminates) can be used to extend the life of a print, enhance to appearance of the print, or give texture to a surface.

MACtac, a leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive products, recently introduced new line of textured laminating films and has experienced a positive reception among graphics professionals.

Mary Ann Kucera, marketing manager, MACtac Graphic Products says, “Printers and installers looking to add a unique effect to high-end graphics now have a solution with our new PERMACOLOR DecoLam overlaminate series. Consistent image quality and durability are easily achieved with this new laminate series specially designed for upscale applications.”

See how laminating films (and textured tuning films with similar textures) can be used to enhance your next project.


Brushed Metal texture – laminating films by MACtac

MACtac’s leather tuning film – MACtac also offers a similar leather texture in a clear 3 mil vinyl laminating film.


MACtac PermaFlex DecoLam Grain Wood Texture


2.5 mil Brilliant Crystal clear cast vinyl by MACtac. These films add depth, enhance color, allow for 5 year outdoor durability, and provide a premium metallic finish to the print.


Laminating films can add a unique effect to prints. MACtac PermaFlex DecoLam Carbon Clear

For more on the subject, read: https://www.myprintresource.com/article/10756223/dont-leave-money-on-the-table

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