HP Opaque Scrim

Produce durable, brilliant banners


Take on demanding display conditions
From long-lasting indoor displays to demanding outdoor display conditions, this durable
banner material can handle it all. Brilliant image quality is preserved in water¹- and tear-resistant
prints. Full 100% opacity provides for no show-through on the back side.²

Deliver brilliant image quality, provide flame-resistant prints
Deliver brilliant image quality in durable, opaque banners. Water- and tear-resistant
displays remain vibrant and provide flame resistance with NFPA701 and B1 approved fire

Gain efficiency while providing an environmentally friendly alternative
Save time and gain efficiency with ICC profiles that help you get the color you need quickly.
Differentiate with environmental certifications.

Target customersApplicationsBenefits
Sign shopsTrade show and event displaysDurable, tear-resistant polyester fabric
Print service providersPOP and retail displaysColor brilliance, sharp edge definition
Quick printersBannersREACH compliant3
Water-resistant prints
Built-in ‘block out’ layer for no show-through
Lasting display permanence indoors, in-window, and outdoors
NFPA701 and B1 approved fire certifications

Technical Specifications

Weight495 g/m² per ISO 536 Test Method
Thickness378 microns/14.9 mil per ISO 534 Test Method
Opacity100% per TAPPI T-425 Test Method
Brightness98% per TAPPI T-452 Test Method
Whiteness127 per CIE Ganz 82 Test Method
Operating temperature15 to 35° C / 59 to 95° F
Operating humidity20 to 80% RH
Display permanence (Indoor home or office)95+ years with Original HP 83 UV Inks4
Display permanence (Commercial in-window)5+ months Original HP 771 Vivid Photo Inks or HP 70 inks, 1+ year with HP 91 Photo Inks, unlaminated5
Display permanence (Outdoor)3+ months with Original HP 91 Photo Inks6
Water resistanceWater-resistant with Original HP 91 Photo Inks when waiting 24 hrs. before exposing to the elements
Dry timeInstant
LaminationCold lamination. Can be laminated with most commercially available cold laminate films.7
Shelf life1 year at recommended temperature and humidity
Storage temperature10 to 25° C / 50 to 77° F
Storage humidity35 to 65% RH
Country of originProduct of China

Ordering Information

Product NumberRoll SizesUPCRegion
Q8675C610 mm x 15,2 m (24 in x 50 ft)848412016048Americas
Q1898C914 mm x 15,2 m (36 in x 50 ft)848412016055Americas, Europe
Q1899C1067 mm x 15,2 m (42 in x 50 ft)848412016062Americas, Europe
Q1901C1372 mm x 15,2 m (54 in x 50 ft)848412016079Americas
Q1902C1524 mm x 15,2 m (60 in x 50 ft)848412016086Americas, Europe

Warranty Statement

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 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.

2 100% per TAPPI T-425 Test Method.

3 This product does not contain substances listed as SVHC (155) per Annex XIV of the EU REACH directive published as of June 16, 2014 in concentrations exceeding 0.1%. To determine the status of SVHC in HP products, see the HP REACH Declaration published at HP Printing Products and Consumable Supplies. Logo source: Copyright European Chemicals Agency.

4 Display permanence rating for interior displays/away from direct sunlight, under glass by HP Image Permanence Lab and/or by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. on a range of HP media. For more information, see HPLFMedia.com/hp/printpermanence.

5 Interior 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.

6 Outdoor 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/t/printpermanance.

7 Based on testing HP media printed with Original HP inks using a 3-mil vinyl film laminate that contains a water-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and a 3-mil vinyl film laminate that contains a solvent acrylic pressure- sensitive adhesive—the formulations of which HP believes represent the majority of cold film laminates that are commercially available based on historical testing. Films without the above-mentioned formulations may not be compatible.


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