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GV429R Version 10 0318 Approved by J. S. Product IMAGin B-free GRUV GV429R Product Description GV429R is a 3.0-mil gloss white soft calendared PVC film designed for solvent and UV inkjet printing. The product is coated on one side with a removable opaque acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive with air egress technology and supplied with a 98 polycoated liner. GV429R is designed for indoor or outdoor medium-term advertising and promotion applications on flat or simple curved surfaces. Use of PERMACOLOR ColorGard LUV or RAYZor overlaminating films will extend the life of the graphic. GV429R is also a great for bubble-free applications of indoor wall murals. This product is NOT intended for vehicle wraps complex surfaces cut lettering applications or wet application installation methods. GV429R is uniquely capable when applied over existing graphics that must remain upon removal Physical Properties Property Peel Adhesion lb. in. N25mm 180 on Stainless Steel - 24 hr. 180 on Glass - 24 hr. Quick Tack lb. in N25mm Stainless Steel Glass Dimensional Stability in Percent 48 hours 158F Surface Burning Characteristics Flame Spread Smoke Density Temperature Ranges Minimum Application Typical Values Test Method 1.2 5.5 PSTC-1 1.6 7 FTM-1 0.9 3.8 1.0 4.4 MACtac CTM-25 FTM-9 max 0.5 5 x 5 Sample Bonded to aluminum 0 65 ASTM E84-01 or ANSINFPA 255 or UCB 8-1 50F 10C End Use -40 to 158F -40 to 70C This product meets ANSI - Class A NFPA - Class A and UCB - Class 1 specifications. Durability The outdoor durability of the unprinted film is 4 years. Overlamination of the inkjet-printed material with PERMACOLOR overlaminating films delays color fading that may occur over time. Color fading is mainly dependent upon the inks quality see technical data sheets given by the ink manufacturers and pressure sensitive media being used. Shelf Life 2 years from Date of Manufacture when stored at 60 to 77F 1525C and 50 relative humidity in the original package. Removability GV429R is c

leanly removable from most sound surfaces for up to one year. Approved Printing Processes Screen Printing UV Cured Solvent Digital UV Inkjet Eco-solvent True solvent Latex HP Indigo Off-set Off-set UV Thermal Transfer Flexographic Laser Jetrion To achieve the best possible print quality please make sure that the correct ICC profiles or printer settings are used. Profiles can be obtained from our Distributors or can be downloaded from www.mactac.comgraphics . Printer and heater settings and ICC profiles can also be downloaded from some O.E.M. or software manufacturers websites. Limitations Due to the wide variability of interior walls sealants and paints no claims for successful applications to or removal from painted wall surfaces are made by Mactac. It is the users responsibility to determine the products suitability for the intended wall. 1 The user is responsible for determining the products suitability including adhesion and if needed removal characteristics when used in applications other than listed specifically in this Performance Guide. 2 If there are any questions about applications please contact your Mactac sales representative to discuss your requirements for recommendations. 3 If this is a printed Performance Guide it is an uncontrolled document. Please check the Mactac website for the latest most up-to-date version. The ICC profiles are provided solely as a customer resource. Print environments the individual nature of printing systems inks and software can significantly affect output. It is the customers responsibility to determine the suitability of any profile for use in their specific print environment. Recommendations Always test your combination of B-free Gruv products inks and laminating films prior to commercial use. 1. Printing Conditions Print in conditioned pressroom at 73F 23C and 50 RH. The maximum allowable ink saturation is 270. 2. Drying Step It is critical the GV429R print is properly dried prior to cutting lamination or application.

We strongly recommend leaving the print open to the air not rolled up in a tube for a minimum of 24 hours prior to lamination or application. Residual solvents in the vinyl and adhesive will negatively affect the bubble free properties of the adhesive and can cause a significant build or loss in adhesion resulting in potential substrate or graphic failure andor more residual adhesive being left behind upon removal. Additional hot air drying or IR drying will speed up the drying process and shorten the overall drying time. 3. Laminating Conditions If the printed graphic is likely to be exposed to corrosive liquids smoke fumes and highly polluted areas or there is a likelihood of scratching it is highly recommended to laminate with PERMACOLOR ColorGard LUV series overlaminating films. 4. Not recommended for surfaces including but not limited to rubber and plastic aged paint chalking and metals corrosion or oxidation improperly cured paint surfaces with poor paint-to-surface adhesion oily surfaces unpainted wood etc. 5. Application See TA2032 Surface Preparation on website for specific application to dry wall reference TA2500. These can be found on the Mactac website under Technical Assistance Guides. 6. Transportation Conditions To allow for easy transportation B-free Gruv series can be rolled up with the image out with a minimum diameter of 6 inches 15cm. When the image is not protected by an overlaminate make sure the print is completely dry and protected in a plastic bag. During transportation or storage avoid exposing them to extreme temperature and humidity changes. Values given are typical and are not necessarily for use in specification. IMPORTANT NOTICE The information given and the recommendations made herein are based on our research and are believed to be accurate but no guarantee of their accuracy or completeness is made. In every case user shall determine before using any product in full scale production or in any way whether such product

is suitable for users intended use for their particular purpose under their own operating conditions. User assumes all risk and liability whatsoever in connection with their use of any product. The products discussed herein are sold without any warranty as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty express or implied. No representative of ours has any authority to waive or change the foregoing provisions and no statement or recommendation not contained herein shall have any force of effect unless in an agreement signed by the officers of seller and manufacturer. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to imply the nonexistence of any relevant patents or to constitute a permission inducement or recommendation to practice any invention covered by any patent without authority from the owner of the patent. The following is made in lieu of all warranties express or implied Sellers and manufacturers only obligation shall be to replace or credit such quantity of the product proved to be defective at its discretion. TM Trademark of Morgan Adhesives Company LLC Registered Trademark of Morgan Adhesives Company LLC