Improved Macdermid Autotype Autoflex AP Film Now Available in 10 Ml Thickness; Offers Lower Yellow Cast for Appliance Market
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MacDermid Autotype, Inc
2050 Hammond Dr.
Schaumburg, IL, 60173
Press release date: August 6, 2007
ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois, August 6, 2007 - MacDermid Autotype, providers of top quality films for membrane switches for over 20 years, has improved its Autoflex AP film to now offer a 0.010" thick gloss film with reduced yellowness. The new, thicker film has been developed to meet the changing demands of the appliance industry while ensuring the printing of brilliant whites with significantly reduced iridescence. Autoflex AP was developed specifically for the appliance market, where a combination of abrasion resistance, chemical resistance and switch life must be achieved in a film in which clarity and color brilliance are also a prerequisite.
Autoflex AP is a high quality, embossable, hard coated polyester film, available in gloss and anti-glare finishes in 5, 7, and now in a 10 ml thicknesses. Autoflex AP features high optical clarity and combines excellent solvent and abrasion resistance. The second surface provides optimum adhesion properties for solvent based or UV screen printing inks.
About MacDermid Autotype MacDermid Autotype is the leading global innovator, designer, developer and manufacturer of specialized coating technology for films used in a wide range of applications. These include touch and vision systems, membrane switches, Film Insert Moulding (FIM) products for the automotive, telecommunications and domestic appliances sector and screen printing. With specialist expertise in precision coating technology, MacDermid Autotype, transforms and enhances the performance of films for many high technology and demanding applications.
In recent years MacDermid Autotype has brought screen printing to new levels of control and repeatability, reinforcing the benefits of the process for new applications such as flexible circuit printing, DVD and industrial glass printing. Most recently it launched hard coated films with antimicrobial protection for cleaner critical surface applications, and diffuser and anti-reflection films for us in flat panel displays.
The company is part of Denver, Colorado-based MacDermid Inc., a leading supplier of offset blanket, flexo plates and Colorspan ink jet printers and supplies.
For more information, visit www.macdermidautotype.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 800.323.0632, or write to Neil Bolding, MacDermid Autotype Inc., 1675 Winnetka Circle, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008.