Print Media Information: Printastic Vinyl Options

An Introduction to Vinyl Used For Printing Quality Banners

Overall banner durability is determined by a combination of the two components - Quality & Weight. But which one is right for you? The answer to that question is dependent upon the intended uses and application of the banner. Different types of vinyl are more strongly suited to specific applications than others. Below we will discuss the different vinyl options that Printastic offers, along with the pros and cons of each.

Standard Vinyl Print Media
Our 13oz. Select Vinyl material is what we use for Printing Our Most Popular Banner and is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. It is tear resistant and provides an excellent combination of print quality and affordability. The smooth, flexible banners have the durability needed to provide long lasting imaging. Which surface finish is right for you depends on your weight and application requirements.

13 Oz. Matte Vinyl - 1,000 x 1,000 Denier
High quality 13oz. matte vinyl is a strong, durable material that provides excellent image quality and easy to read messages with no reflections or glare, even in brightly lit areas or direct sunlight.

13 Oz. Gloss Vinyl - 1,000 x 1,000 Denier
High quality 13oz. gloss vinyl is a strong, durable material with a high gloss finish that makes colors pop and presents graphics with a bright, shiny appearance for maximum impact.

UltraFlex Specialty Vinyl Print Media
Eye-catching signs, banners and announcements are easy to create with specialty medias from Printastic. To suit many applications, these versatile materials are tear resistant and offer a variety of special features, such as blockout layers and semi-transparent appearance. You can count on consistently superb image quality and product performance.

18 Oz. Heavyweight Vinyl - 1,000 x 1,000 Denier
This Heavy-Duty Vinyl is a rugged and durable 18 oz. blockout banner material that is specifically designed for optimal strength and ideal for outdoor installations, even in harsh weather conditions. This print media can have printing on both sides and is the right solution for Long Term Outdoor Banners even in stressful environmental conditions.

8 Oz. Mesh Vinyl - 1,000 x 1,000 Denier
Our 8 ounce vinyl mesh material is our preferred choice for printing high image quality mesh banners with fine details while remining a great solution for windy locations which may cause traditional banners to tear. The perforated material allows air to flow through it, creating a perfect solution for long-term displays in high wind regions.

Vinyl Print Media Comparison Chart