MicroFlex™ lenticular rolls for labels, brand authentication and security printing
We often get asked: “do you have a flexible product for label printing?”
So we decided to identify the the market requirements.
- in terms of thickness.
- in terms of resin.
- in terms of recyclability.
And we found the answer by the name of MicroFlex™.
MicroFlex™ is a unique new Ultra Thin Lens Array film developed by Forward Optics, Inc (USA). This new technology was designed exclusively for the brand authentication and security printing markets and protected by US Pat. No. 6,856,462B1 and patents pending. The product allows a wide variety of dynamic effects including.
- hidden images,
- motion effects.
The new MicroFlex™ is a 5 mil = 127 micron polypropylene film (PP), with a continuous lens array embossed onto one surface and gloss printable surface on the opposite surface. The product is press stable, press friendly and environmentally 100% recyclable. The thinnest press stable lens array material on the market…
To be able to print on MicroFlex™, a printer needs high resolution plates (min. 4000 dpi) and also high resolution anilox rolls (1200 to 1800 lpi).
• Brand Authentication.
• Anti-Counterfeit/Overt Security Markets.
• Ultra Thin Decoder.
• Tax Stamps.
• Flexible label.
||Pitch count of 310 lenses per inch|
|Thickness / Gauge||127µ|
|Stock roll size width||280mm (11 inches) or 330mm (13 inches)|
|Maximum roll width||1220 mm (48 inches) (Master Roll)|
|Length||4250 ft = 1295,4 m|
|Core||150mm (6 inches)|
|Gross weight||50 Kg|
||not available, minimum order 1 roll|
|Recycleability||Recycle Code: 05 PP 100% recyclable clear polypropylene|
|Standard stock pallet||four-way entry|
|Surface tension – Dyne Level:||40 – 46 dynes/cm. sq.|
|Regulations:||MicroFlex Reach analyse 2015 + DIN EN 71-9/-10/-11|
|Material:||Proprietary Patent Pending Polypropylene film structure|