HP launches new latex fabric

HP has introduced a new substrate, HP Light Fabric, for its latex printers that it claims to be wrinkle-resistant and soft to the touch. It’s a 100 percent knitted polyester fabric that’s said to offer good colour gamut for a range of high-profile display applications.

It’s meant as an alternative to PVC for banners and displays and is suitable for producing economical, lightweight, high-quality banners and display for special events, retail displays and exhibits, among other applications.

HP Light Fabric is available in 42, 54, and 60-inch widths. It has been tested for harmful substances and is certified according to the Oeko-Tex Standard 100, and is REACH-compliant, providing confidence that the material poses no health risks when used as intended. Moreover, the fabric flame-retardant to B1, M1, and NFPA 701 standards.

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