HP HDPE Reinforced Banner - Discontinued

Offer a compelling alternative to PVC scrim


Offer a recyclable1 alternative to PVC
Impress your environmentally conscious customers with a recyclable alternative to PVC scrim banner. Achieve the performance of PVC at less than half the weight. And see how you can reduce costs and create potential for new business and new profit.

Produce durable, vibrant banners with the ColorPRO difference
Engineered with ColorPRO Technology to deliver color excellence, this banner material delivers professional quality and striking results. And you can challenge your signage to the rough‑and‑ready demands of outdoor banner display. This versatile, lightweight material produces a smooth finish, offers the tear strength of 440 g/m2 (13‑ounce) PVC scrim, and it’s temperature- and water-resistant2.

See how your business can benefit
Make the shift, keep the reliable performance. Using proprietary HP media technology, HP HDPE Reinforced Banner is optimized with HP Latex Inks and HP UV-curable inks to give you a compelling alternative to PVC scrim, and to provide consistent, reliable performance.

Target customersApplicationsBenefits
Print service providersTrade show and event displaysRecyclable alternative to PVC‑based scrim banners
BannersLightweight material with tear strength greater than or equal to 440 g/m2 (13‑oz) PVC scrim
SignageCan enable reduced transportation3 and disposal4 costs
Street pole bannersDurable fade‑,5 temperature‑, tear‑, and
water‑resistant output
Stitch, grommet, and weld print‑to‑print and back‑to‑back only

Technical Specifications

Weight180 g/m² (5 oz) per ISO 536 Test Method
Thickness203 microns/8 mil per ISO 20534 Test Method
Opacity92% per TAPPI-T 425 Test Method
Brightness92% per TAPPI T‑452 Test Method
Whiteness87 per ISO 11475 Test Method
Tear strengthMD > 40N / CD > 45N per ASTM D 882-02
Tensile strengthMD > 350 N/25 mm / CD > 300 N/25 mm per ASTM D 882-02
Operating temperature15 to 40° C / 59 to 104° F
Operating humidity20 to 100% RH
Display permanence (Commercial in-window)1+ year with Original HP 789 Latex Inks, 1+ year with HP LX600 Latex Scitex Inks, and 15 years with HP 792 Latex Inks, unlaminated6
Display permanence (Outdoor)15 years with Original HP 792 Latex Inks, unlaminated7
Water resistanceWater-resistant with Original HP 70 Latex Inks
LaminationYes, cold
Dry timeInstant dry
Shelf life2 years, unopened in original packaging
Storage temperature0 to 40° C / 32 to 104° F
Storage humidity0 to 100% RH
RecyclabilityRecyclable through the HP Large Format Media take‑back program
Country of originProduct of Canada

Ordering information

Ordering informationRoll sizesUPC codesRegion
J3H60A914 mm x 45,7 m (36 in x 150 ft)848412014884US
E4J13A1372 mm x 45,7 m (54 in x 150 ft)848412012330Worldwide
E4J14A1524 mm x 45,7 m (60 in x 150 ft)848412012347Worldwide
300 300


HP large format printing materials are free from defects in materials and workmanship. For warranty statement please see HPLFMedia.com/go/mediawarranties. To obtain warranty service, please contact Brand Management Group customer support at HPLFMedia.com/hp/en/contactus.

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1 HP Large Format Media take-back program availability varies. Some recyclable HP papers can be recycled through commonly available recycling programs. Recycling programs may not exist in your area. See HPLFMedia.com/hp/ecosolutions for details.

2 Performance varies based on printer and print profile. Water resistance testing by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media and follows ISO 18935 method. For more information, see: HPLFMedia.com/hp/printpermanence.

3 Based on the transportation cost per square foot of material comparing a 30‑roll pallet of HP HDPE Reinforced Banner (1067 mm x 45,7 m/42 in x 150 ft rolls, 773 lbs, 15750 ft2 of material) and a 20‑roll pallet of a traditional 440 g/m2 (13-oz) PVC scrim product (1067 mm x w35 m/42 in x 115 ft, 844 lbs, 8050 ft2 of material); using FedEx National shipping rates (Standard Service) from San Diego, California to New York, New York of $4.87 per lb for 773 lbs and $4.87 per lb for 844 lbs. Ground transportation costs vary by region and ship‑to location.

4 In many European countries such as the United Kingdom, there is a Landfill Tax payable on waste disposed of at landfills. The Tax is regulated by HM Revenue and Customs. Tax on active waste amounts to £40/tonne (+VAT) in 2009‑2010 and is set to increase £8/per year to 2013. According to defra.gov.uk/environment/economy/waste/, this is becoming a standard practice for other EU countries cewep.com/data/landfill/index.html.

5 Tested with HP LX610 Latex Inks on the HP Latex 850 Printer (formerly the HP Scitex LX850 Printer) and with HP 792 Latex Inks on the HP Latex 280 Printer (formerly the HP DesignJet L28500 Printer series). HP image permanence and scratch, smudge, and water resistance estimates by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of media including HP printing materials. For more information, see HJPLFMedia.com/hp/printpermanence.

6Interior in-window display ratings by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media. HP predictions based on test data under Xenon-Arc illuminant—calculation assumes 6,000 Lux/12 hr day. For more information, see HPLFMedia.com/hp/printpermanence.

7Outdoor display permanence rating according to SAE J2527; in a vertical display orientation in simulated nominal outdoor display conditions for select high and low climates, including exposure to direct sunlight and water; performance may vary as environmental conditions change. For more information, see: HPLFMedia.com/hp/printpermanence.


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