Application Spotlight

Application Spotlights highlight real world applications that use Tekra's relevant product solution options.  Our ultimate goal is to help provide you with appropriate product solutions for unique applications while making you aware of market applications you may not participate in.  This section highlights a small sampling of those solutions.  Application Spotlights are a must read for anybody that wants to find a something new or find a better way.

Application Spotlight - Digitally Printed Overlays Using Hardcoated Polycarbonate

December 2019
Knowing when to choose traditional print methods vs. a digital option starts by understanding the digital advantages.
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Application Spotlight - Backlit Signs Using White Translucent Film

November 2019
With the wide array of backlit medias on the market, how do you choose? Asking a few simply questions can help point you in the right direction.

Application Spotlight - Applications by Media Type

October 2019
When trying to expand your portfolio, sometimes it’s challenging to be sure you’re picking the right media for an application you’re new to creating. Here is a quick guide to help explain the pros and cons of each film and narrow down your options.

Application Spotlight - Overlay Market – Chemical Resistant Hardcoats Save the Day!

December 2018
This is the final part of the four part series on the overlay market. In this article we will focus on the importance of chemical resistance.

Application Spotlight - Overlay Market Series: The Importance of Scratch Resistance

December 2018
Part three of this overlay market series focuses on the scratch resistance necessary for this market.

Application Spotlight - Overlay Market Series: Iridescence - The Pretty Rainbow Nobody Likes

November 2018
In the second part of this overlay market series we discuss the effects of iridescence and the issues it can cause hardcoats when printing.

Application Spotlight - Overlay Market Series: Yellowing wasn't part of the design

November 2018
This is the first part of a four part series on the overlay market…today’s topic: unwanted yellowness in the graphic.

Application Spotlight - Flame Retardant Polyester Film for LED Lighting

January 2016
New flame retardant films from DuPont Teijin Films™ now offer design engineers in the electronics, transportation, construction and label industries design freedom, including higher performance at a competitive cost.

Application Spotlight - Polycarbonate for Medical Packaging

November 2013
When it comes to selecting a polycarbonate film that is FDA approved and USP-VI compliant, the LEXAN™ 8040 passes both of these requirements. In this "Application Spotlight" article, learn all the benefits LEXAN™ 8040 has to offer the packaging market including its high temperature resistance to common processes such as autoclaving and sterilization without showing signs of whitening.

Application Spotlight - Menu Boards Using White Translucent Polycarbonate

November 2013
In this "Application Spotlight" article, learn why LEXAN™ 8A23-WH4034X is the polycarbonate film of choice for white backlit menu boards and other point-of-purchase signage applications.

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