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Ensure your metal surfaces remain scratch-free with Pregis’ temporary protective films.

Temporary surface protection of sheet metals used in manufacturing operations is essential, and our films are made to handle specific customer applications. Our films are designed to have excellent performance during processing. Pregis PolyMask™ has low-density films that can be cut, punched, and formed easily while still adhering to the protected surface. Our proprietary “A” film has superior puncture and abrasion resistance for roll forming operations. In addition, we have films that can handle high heat and are UV resistant for extended outdoor use with no adhesive transfer. Our films work on many different metals, such as steel, aluminum, pre-painted sheets, pre-coated sheets, uncoated sheets, and corrugated sheets. Choosing the proper temporary protective film ensures that a metal part of the surface is protected throughout fabrication, storage, assembly, and shipment.

Applications

Aluminum (Uncoated)
Aluminum (Anodized)
Aluminum (Satin)
Aluminum (Mirror Finish)
Stainless Steel (Matte Finish)
Stainless Steel (Brushed Finish)
Stainless Steel (Mirror Finish)
Stainless Steel (Deep DRW)
CO2/Fiber Laser Cutting
Pre Painted Metals/Sheets
Steel
Laser Cutting
High Structured Metal Sheets
Profiles
Corrugated Sheets
Roof Panels
Siding Panels

 

Protective Film Capabilities

Films and Coatings Converting & Options
  • Film Types: LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, MDPE, PP, PE, “A” Films, Co-ex
  • Width: 1” – 108” Length: 300’ – 15,000’
  • Film Colors: Clear, white, blue, black/white, tinted & custom colors
  • Perforations: Horizontal and vertical direction
  • Adhesive Coating: Solvent, Rubber & Water-based acrylic adhesive systems
  • Regular or reverse wound rolls
  • Printing: 1, 2 or 3 color (in house)
  • Custom packaging options
   
Key Product Options
“A” Films: Our proprietary film offers a unique combination of advantages
  • Bidirectional stability = Greater break strength
 
  • Enhanced elongation = Stays adhered thru processing
 
  • Greater abrasion resistance = Thinner but stronger
 
   

UV resistant films available for added surface protection for extended outdoor applications. Options include 3, 5 or 9 month protection against UV degradation.

 

Request a Sample Free sample? Yes, please! We've got you covered and one of our technicians can help formulate a custom solution just for your needs.
Material Need & Product Number (Coated: 2A825C)

Textured Surface:
2A829C

High Textured Surface:
2A89C

High Structured Metal:
SPS1519080C

High Gloss Paint: 
2A04C

Appliance Coatings:
23107C

UV Exposure:
2AU26B/UV

Material Need & Product Number (Uncoated: 21825C)

Diamond Plate:
2A87C

Textured Metals:
2A87C

Mirror Finish:
2104C

Annealed Surfaces: 
2104C

Forming:
2A825C

UV Exposure:
R0500

 

Laser Films

Our films offer excellent adhesion, which means no bubbling during cutting. We offer three different adhesion levels; we work with you to provide the right one for your application. Our films provide a smooth release with no adhesive transfer – this makes the removal process pain-free. Our NEW formulation cuts cleaner, with fewer burrs. There is no pre-burning of shapes needed; just cut one time to get what you need, reducing machine time and cost! As laser speeds get faster and faster (up to 15k now!), you need a film that can keep up with those speeds – our films allow you to cut at higher speeds with sharper lines, improving the quality of parts and increasing production.

Painted & Coated Metals

The painted metals industry utilizes many topcoat paint systems, including Kynar, Polyester, SMP, and new appliance coatings (anti-fingerprint, tinted stainless, colored stainless, and more). Adhering to and protecting these and soon-to-be-developed systems is a challenge we have met time and time again. With the right film type and adhesion, our protective films will protect a wide range of painted metal surfaces during all the stages of fabrication, assembly, and shipment – and remove cleanly from the surface when the job is done.

Steel Service Centers & Uncoated Metals

Anodized and stainless metals face many fabricating, finishing, handling, and shipping processes. Those environments put that milled, bright, brushed finish at risk from scratches, damage, or contamination. The performance of our protective films allows you to do almost anything to metal – except damage it. Suppose you’re a fabricator or metal service center. In that case, you can count on our protective film solutions to ensure your metal emerges from bending, drilling, stamping, shearing, and assembly processes without damage. We have a portfolio of products to protect many applications in this industry.