Sihl Introduces 3182 Backlit Film for HP Latex Inkjet Printers

Chesapeake, Virginia—Sihl, a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of coated papers, films and specialty media for digital imaging technologies, announces the addition of Sihl 3182 Latex Backlit Film compatible with the new HP® Latex inkjet printers.

Sihl Latex Backlit Film 3182 is a dimensionally stable 5-mil polyester film with a proprietary Latex ink receptive matte top coat and a light diffusing coat on the reverse side. The ink receptive layer was designed to optimize imaging performance with latex inks as well as provide excellent durability for use in indoor and outdoor backlit signage applications. The light diffusing layer is bright white when backlit and has smooth consistent opacity, ideal for uniform lighting across large image areas.

Sihl Latex Backlit Film 3182 can be used for short term outdoor light box applications and does not require lamination.

Features at a glance:

* Proprietary Ink Receptive Coating Designed for Latex Inks

* Uniform Bright White Light Diffusion Layer

* Outdoor Durable

* Dimensionally Stable Polyester Base

* 5-mil Thickness

Sihl Latex Backlit Film 3182 is available today in the following sizes: 36-inch-, 50-inch-, and 60-inch-by-100-foot rolls on a 3-inch core.

A Specification/Sell Sheet can be found here.

A complete line of Sihl media compatible with HP® Latex Printers can be found at here.

SGIA 2010

Sihl will be demonstrating this product at the SGIA tradeshow October 13-15, 2010 in Las Vegas. Stop by the Sihl Booth #539 for more information on this innovative new product.

Sihl Latex Backlit Film 3182 will join an expansive line of existing Sihl aqueous and solvent inkjet backlit film products to create one of the broadest backlit film offerings in the industry.

For additional Sihl Digital Imaging product information, call 800/366-7393 or visit