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ClearStar ClearShield® | ClearStar StarLam

ClearStar ClearShield®

Use Instead of Film Laminates

  • Contains State-Of-The-Art UV Inhibitors
  • High-Performance
  • Highly-Flexible
  • Waterproof
  • Will Not Yellow
  • Use On Digital Output: Solvent Based Ink, Electrostatic, Thermal, Pigmented Ink (non water-sensitive)
  • Excellent for Non-Water-Sensitive Inks, Media, Materials, and Products
  • Easy Clean-Up With Soap And Water
  • Available In 4 Finishes: Gloss, Semi-Gloss, Matte, 20° Satin
  • Packaging: 1, 2, 5 and 25 litre bottles.

ClearShield®: clear liquid laminate for non-water-sensitive ink/media combinations

ClearShield® is your first choice for all non-water-sensitive applications. We created ClearShield® using state-of-the-art resins and ultraviolet inhibitors that protect the substrate, ink, and the clear coating itself. These non-yellowing clear coatings have excellent exterior durability and are highly flexible.

Use ClearShield® on most substrates, including waterproof canvas, vinyl, banners, fiberglass, wood, metal, plastic, and paper. You can apply it over solvent-based inks and most water-based paint systems. ClearShield® is available in several versions. This chart gives you information about each product.

(items in the table below marked by an * are kept in stock by NSDS)

Version

Properties

How to Apply

Finish

ClearShield Original

Thickest film build. Suitable for vertical applications.

Spray, foam applicator, roller.

Semi-Gloss
Matte

ClearShield Type LL

Lower viscosity than original ClearShield. Same resin solids.

Easy clean up when used with liquid laminators.

Performs optimally when used with ClearStar’s StarLam 1600R Liquid Laminators. Will also work with other liquid laminators. Ideal for mop application

Gloss*
Semi-Gloss
20° Satin*
Matte*

ClearShield Type C

Water resistant canvas applications (highly flexible). Also suitable for micro porous ink jet receptive substrates to help reduce or eliminate pinholes.

Use all techniques, including most automated equipment. Satin is best applied by spray or liquid lamination equipment.

Gloss
Semi-Gloss
Satin*
Matte

ClearShield VG

 

Highly flexible. Excellent chemical resistance.

*Not recommend for use with eco-solvent and UV inks.

Use all techniques, including most automated equipment.

Gloss

Production Clear

Use over UV curable ink, solvent ink and Eco-solvent ink. Ideal for hard substrates.

Roll on Spray on Automated Equipment

Gloss*
Semi-Gloss*
Matte*

ClearShield Anti-Graffiti Clear

Highly flexible, chemical and ultra-violet resistant. Two-component, water-based clear coat easily cleaned with solvent or Clearstar's non-petrochemical citrus based cleaner.

*Not recommend for use with eco-solvent and UV inks.

Use all techniques, including most automated equipment.

*May be used without cross-linking agent and will exhibit excellent durability without graffiti resistance*

Gloss

 

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