A super synthetic ideal for posters, banners, dresses and more
Tyvek™ is an ultra-strong, light weight synthetic ideally suited to our digital printing process.
Its all round weather proof properties and superb printability make it a unique material, ideal for all manner of outdoor displays. Yet it's capable of so much more than external posters and banners...
Evans Graphics have produced ladies fashion dresses, gentlemen's wallets, folio bags, weatherproof maps and a host of other products printing on Tyvek™. Its versatility goes a long way to explaining its popularity.
Tyvek™ can be printed in roll format up to 1500mm in width x whatever length you require. We can always sheet the roll stock down beforehand if we need to produce your requirements in flat sheet form.
We make a point of adapting to the design in question so get in touch if you have any questions concerning tyvek sheets.
Types of Tyvek™ Uses & Applications
- Large Event Banners
- Advertising Banners
- Canvas Style Promotional Banners
- Fashion - Tyvek dresses
- Bags & Totes
Features and Benefits
- Incredibly strong and very hard wearing
- Produces high quality print (subject to A/W)
- Can be printed on either side if required
- Does not degrade quickly
- Needs no reinforcing
- 100% weather proof
- Can be trimmed, eyeletted, folded and taped if required
- 100% recyclable
- Pound for pound, Tyvek™ is more cost effective than banner grade PVC
Tyvek Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tyvek?
Tyvek is a lightweight, ultra-strong synthetic which is suited to digital printing.
What is Tyvek made of?
Tyvek is a 100% synthetic material made from spun bound high density polyethylene fibres. This substrate marries tiny polymer fibres together through a combination of force and temperature. This makes Tyvek extremely versatile.
What are the benefits of Tyvek?
There are many benefits to printing on Tyvek but one that is commonly mentioned is its weatherproof qualities. The material not only repels water, but can also withstand acids, bases, and salts. Therefore, it is often favoured for outdoor displays.
Tyvek has both a smooth and rough side, which makes it ideal for ink absorption.
It also has a large surface tension, which is proven to last for many years before it decreases from somewhere between 35 and 50 dynes.
The print quality of Tyvek is of a very high standard. Uncoated Tyvek can be printed using most digital and commercial processes.
Tyvek also lends itself to several finishing options. The surface can be coated, folded, embossed, heat-sealed and laminated, to name a few.
The fact you can digitally print onto Tyvek is another plus, reducing setup times and their associated costs.
What size can I print on Tyvek?
Tyvek can be printed in roll format up to 1500mm in width and up to whatever height you desire.
Here at Evans Graphics, we can sheet the roll stock down beforehand should we need to produce your requirements in sheet form.
What can I print with Tyvek?
It is very possible that you have encountered Tyvek without even realising.
Tyvek’s printability means that it can be used to create just about anything, but the applications it is widely used for include:
- Building Covers
- Folio Bags
- Racing Numbers
- Supermarket Bags for Life
- Wrist Bands
- Medical Packaging and PPE
- Industrial Packaging
What finishes are available for Tyvek printing?
Because Tyvek is a unique and tough printing substrate it can accommodate different finishing options, including:
- Folded (dead foldable)
- Hot foil stamped
- Perforated & punched
- Welded and heat sealed
How much does it cost to print on Tyvek?
The cost of printing onto Tyvek can vary, depending on what you’re looking to create.
It is certainly a cost-effective alternative to its closest rival – banner grade PVC. Because Tyvek is suited to smaller print runs quicker turnaround times can be realised, which will nearly always be reflected in the final quote.
For more information on Tyvek printing at Evans Graphics view our services.