RTape Launches New Printable Polyester Film, SYNAPS OM

RTape Corp., a Nekoosa company, introduces SYNAPS OM to its growing portfolio of quality print media products. SYNAPS OM is a high-grade polyester film engineered for UV inkjet and latex printing platforms.

SYNAPS OM features exceptional durability, fast drying times and a UV resistant base stock. The stability and weatherproof qualities of the material allow for a variety of applications including point of sales displays, wide format banners, indoor and outdoor prints, trade show graphics, retractable banner stands, and hanging signage that won't bow, curl, delaminate or fade.

SYNAPS OM is compatible with most UV and latex printers. Printer profile can be found for various HP DesignJet and HP Latex platforms at rtape.color-base.com.  

"We immediately saw the very high print quality of SYNAPS OM and were sure customers would like it," said NovaChrome Digital Design & Imaging, Inc. President, Jim Varney. "The print surface has been defect free and we throw nothing away because of bad media."

SYNAPS OM is available in 36" x 100 ft. and 54" x 100 ft. 5, 8, 10, and 14 mil. wide format rolls. To request a 36" x 9 ft. sample roll, click here or email samples@rtape.com.

Nekoosa is the sole distributor of Agfa's SYNAPS products in North America. The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in imaging companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufacturers and markets analogue and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa HealthCare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Specialty Products). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 counties and has agents in another 100 counties around the globe.

"RTape is excited about the launch of SYNAPS OM and increasing our presence in the wide format market," says John Sharkey, Director of Sales for RTape Corp. "We will continue to expand our wide format portfolio over the next year utilizing the combined capabilities of RTape and Nekoosa Coated Products, our sister company. We are committed to becoming a unique and reliable manufacturer in the wide format arena."


Blog Categories


Recent Posts

Because of its greater abundance and more affordable cost Western Red Cedar has long displaced California Redwood in popularity. While sign makers have opted for this lower cost and more readily-available wood, they can take comfort in the knowledge that they have not had to sacrifice product performance in their selection. In fact, many argue that cedar may be a better choice for outdoor signage. Read more


There’s nothing wrong with using chalk to write on chalkboard films. We designed our ChalkTalk™ film with chalk in mind. Nevertheless, I believe that the new liquid chalk markers, such as the Chalk Ink® brand of markers, are much better suited for writing on our chalkboard film. Read more


Vinyl films with air egress release liners have almost eliminated bubbles and wrinkles from applied graphics. Here’s how the product works. These release liners are comprised of multiple layers of paper, a polyethylene coating and a siliconization layer. The polyethylene coating of the release liner is embossed with a textured pattern. The textured structure of the release liner imparts tiny air channels in the adhesive of the vinyl film. Think of these as escape routes for air. As the installer squeegees the facestock, the air between the film and the substrate is directed through the air channels to the edge of the graphic.

Read more


View All