Is LaserPro ™ stencil film suitable for outdoor use?

Is LaserPro ™ stencil film suitable for outdoor use? No. If exposed to ul-traviolet light or moisture, LaserPro will become brittle and loose it’s properties If you need to put this material outside, it must be contained in something else that will keep it from being exposed to UV and moisture.

What is the heat resistance of LaserPro films?

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What is the heat resistance of LaserPro TM laser cuttable films? LaserPro films will begin to soften at about 150C/300F. When this films soften, it begin to lose its orientation; get wavy and begin to shrink. So if your film will only be exposed to a heat environment below 150C/300F, LaserPro is a good choice.

Is LaserPro™ considered an archival film?

Is LaserPro™ considered an archival film? Nope. Even though it’s made of polyester film, it’s laser cuttable release coatings on the surface are not made to be of archival quality. If you’re looking for a good all-around archival grade film, try our Archival Duralar™ product line which meets the Library of Congress’ specifications for archival … Read more

How should I clean LaserPro stencil film?

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Before the film is cut, we recommend using only warm soap and water. Household cleaners, many of which are ammonia- or alcohol-based, will change the anti-fuse properties of the surface of the film.  This is also the case with solvents like paint thinner.  Once the film is cut, however, you may clean it with anything you’d … Read more

Can I print on LaserPro stencil film?

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No. Unfortunately, we cannot recommend any printing method for LaserPro stencil films. The very feature that makes it laser-cuttable in stacks is what prevents ink and toner from sticking to its surface. If you need a laser-cuttable film that is also printable, we suggest you look at our Drafting Film products.  For more information on … Read more

Do you have laser cutting instructions for LaserPro stencil film?

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No, we do not. There are many variables that will determine how LaserPro stencil films will cut, such as type of laser machine, setting options, and the thickness of the LaserPro film. LaserPro stencil films were developed more than 15 years ago, to be able to be laser cut in stacks of sheets and not be … Read more