• Claritex® Printable Polycarbonate Films

Looking for a printable high-performance transparent or bright white polycarbonate for retractable banner stands, tradeshow graphics or POP displays? For many screen and digital printers, Claritex® polycarbonate media is clearly the substrate of choice. For the "Total Systems Approach" Claritex® is matched for compatibility with RTape's Eclypse™ polycarbonate overlaminating films! These mix and match solutions provide better durability for retractable banner stands, posters, tradeshow booth panels, end caps and headers. This thicker construction helps eliminate wavy graphics, and beefs up the graphic to endure the constant handling and rolling of exhibit graphics!



95% opacity


Eliminates distracting shadows
Printable on a wide variety of digital platforms
Compatible with Eclypse overlaminates


Retractable banner stands
POP displays
Trade show graphics


Our eye-catching print media solutions help print providers transform ordinary prints into extraordinary prints. Using our print media will help make sure your marketing messages are noticed, read and remembered.

Tips and Tricks

In 2014, HP launched the 300 series of latex printers. The new models include the 54” HP Latex 310 Printer, the 64” HP Latex 330 Printer and the 64” HP Latex 360 Printer. All three models use the new 831 HP latex inks, which provide outstanding resistance to scratching. This third generation of latex printers represents a radical departure from the precedent technology. Read more

In past articles, I cautioned that you should limit ink densities to no greater than 250% to 275%. One reason, is that the volume of ink that you print on a substrate has a direct effect on the dimensional stability of the film that you are printing on. The more ink that you lay down, the more contraction of the vinyl you can expect as the ink dries. When this happens, the applied graphic can peel at the edges. Even before the film is applied, the vinyl can start to curl at its edges on the release liner. Failure to limit ink density can also lead to other problems, which I will expound upon shortly.

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