Materials - AGAS Mfg Inc

 Economy Polyester (aka ePoly)

Economy Polyester is a standard flag fabric. It offers a good bleed and polished look. It has an excellent price point making it a popular choice for giveaways, promotions and fundraisers. Suggested Usage: Indoor and event flags Weight 80-90 grams per sq meter, 2.3-2.6 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Digital- 85%-95%, Screen Sub- 95%100%, UV (indoor only)- 10-15%

Wrap Knitted Polyester (aka wPoly)

Wrap Knitted Polyester is a durable outdoor material. Having a high bleed and glossy finish, it offers a professional look and feel. W-Poly is comparable to nylon in it strength and durability but may be a better option in high wind areas. W-Poly does have an open weave and can slightly sheer in direct sunlight. It has been the standard in Europe for years and is quickly growing in popularity in the North American market Suggested Usage: Indoor or Outdoor flags Weight: 110-120 grams per sq meter, 3.2-3.5 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Digital- 80%-90%, Screen Sub- 90%-95%, UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%

200D Nylon

200 Denier Nylon is the standard outdoor material. It offers a crisp traditional look and feel. Its durable construction allows for an excellent lifespan, even in adverse weather conditions. Nylon's dense weave is less sheer than W-Poly which makes it less likely to fly in low wind conditions. Having been the standard flag material for generations, nylon flags are time tested and a trusted material in the industry. Suggested Usage: Indoor or Outdoor flags Weight: 120-130 grams per sq meter, 3.5-3.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Digital- 75%-85%, Screen Sub 80%-85%,UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%, Appliqué and Embroidery

400D Nylon

400D nylon is extremely durable and rugged, resisting damage in even the harshest of conditions. AGAS uses 400D nylon in the construction of its United States sewn and embroidered flags. Suggested Usage: USA Embroidered Flags Weight: 140-150 grams per sq meter, 4.1-4.4 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Appliqué and Embroidered Silk Polyester Silk Polly is a shiny and silky material. It drapes and flows elegantly, offering a high- end look and feel. Suggested Usage: Indoor Flags, table covers, podium banners Weight: 130 grams per sq meter, , 3.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Digital 55%-65%, Silk 65%-75%, UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%, Appliqué and Embroidery

Rip Stop Nylon

Rip Stop Nylon is a woven nylon that is manufactured with an interwoven with a strong reinforcement threads. These threads create a cross stitch pattern that is visible in the fabric. Rip stop nylon is very strong and tear-resistant. Suggested Usage: Street banners, banners, awnings, tents. Weight: 130 grams per sq meter, 3.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Screen Sublimation- 70%, Heat Transfer- 0%

Silk Polyester

Silk Polly is a shiny and silky material. It drapes and flows elegantly, offering a high- end look and feel. Suggested Usage: Indoor Flags, table covers, podium banners Weight: 130 grams per sq meter, , 3.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Digital 55%-65%, Silk 65%-75%, UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%, Appliqué and Embroidery

Canvas Polyester

Canvas Polyester is a heavy-duty, densely woven fabric. It is very stiff with a course finish and has a very low bleed through. Suggest Usage: Table covers, indoor or outdoor flags Weight: 200 grams per sq meter, 5.9 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital 50%-60%, Screen Sub- 55%-65%, UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%

600D Canvas

Polyester 600D Canvas Polyester is a very duty woven polyester that is treated to be stain and water resistant. Suggested Usage: Event Tent Canopy Weight: 300 grams per sq meter, 8.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Though: Silk Screen- no bleed, UV (indoor only)- no bleed

2 sided Canvas Polyester

2 sided Canvas Polyester has a black block out liner sandwiched between two thin layers of canvas poly. This material can be printed on both sides without the images bleeding through to the other side. The fabric is also treated to be fire retardant. Suggested Usage: Indoor & outdoor flags/banners, Street Banners Weight: 240 grams per sq meter, 7 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital (no bleed)l, UV (indoor only)- no bleed


Spun Polyester

Spun polyester is created by spinning 100% polyester fiber into yarn. Two strands of thread are then spun into thread. Spun polyester is often referred to as 2 ply spun polyester, the 2 ply refers to the two strands of yarn used to create the thread. While it has the look and feel of cotton, spun polyester is heavier duty and will not wrinkle Suggested Usage: Flags, indoor or outdoor Weight: 350 grams per sq meter, 10.3 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 75%, Screen Sublimation-80%, Applique & Embroidery

Cotton

Cotton is a heavy weight woven cotton used for traditional style flags. Suggested Usage: Indoor flags Weight: 7 oz per sq meter, 240 grams per sq meter. Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Screen Sub- 65%-75%, UV (indoor only)- 10%-15%, Appliqué & Embroidery

Sunbrella

Sunbrella is a brand name acrylic material. Sunbrella is mildew and rot resistant as well as stain resistant and water repellant. Suggested Usage: Street banners, banners, awnings, tents. Weight: 339 grams per sq meter, 10 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 70%, Screen Sublimation- 70%, Heat Transfer- 0%

Acrylic

Acrylic is a solution dyed woven fabric. It is heavy duty, breathable fabric that is water repellant and stain resistant. Suggested Usage: Street banners, banners, awnings, tents. Weight: 330 grams per sq meter, 9.7 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 70%, Screen Sublimation- 70%, Heat Transfer- 0%

Poly Satin

Poly Satin is a bright shinny material with a course and stiff finish Suggested Usage: mini podium banners Weight: 110 grams per sq meter, 3.2 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Dye Sublimation- 20%-30%

Fabric Mesh

Fabric Mesh is a polyester material woven with small holes to create a tight mesh pattern. Suggested Usage: fence wraps, indoor & outdoor banners Weight: 150 grams per sq meter, 4.4 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 90%-95%, Screen Sub- 95%-100%

Poly Poplin Polyester

Poplin is a plan woven polyester with crosswise ribs that give a corded or textured appearance. Suggested Usage: table covers, table banner and table runners Weight: 130 grams per sq meter, 3.8 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Heat transfer- 0%, Digital- 50%, Screen Sublimation- 65% Printing Methods: Heat Transfer- 0%, Screen Sublimation- 70%, Applique & Embroidery

Spandex Polyester

Polyester fabric woven with strands of spandex to produce a banner material with a 4 way stretch. Suggested Usage: table covers, indoor banners, mirror and headrest covers. Weight: 200 grams per sq meter, , 5.9 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital, Screen Sublimation, UV (indoor only)

Non-Woven

Non-woven is a fabric like material created by chemically or mechanically bonding long fibers. Non-woven fabric is water and tear resistant. Suggested Usage: Indoor & event banners, table covers Weight: 70 grams per sq meter, 2 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Screen, UV (indoor only)

Economy Felt

Economy felt is a non-woven fabric made up of matted and compressed polyester fibers. Economy felt is semi-stiff and should not be folded or rolled. Suggested Usage: banners and pennants Weight: 150 grams per sq meter, 4.4 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 0%

Acrylic Felt - Soft & Stiff

Acrylic felt is a non-woven fabric made up of matted and compressed acrylic fibers. Soft acrylic felt is pliable and can be rolled or folded without causing wrinkles or damage to the imprint. Stiff acrylic felt has a stiffening agent added to the material. Stiff felt should not be rolled or folded as it may create permeant wrinkles in the felt and the print. Suggested Usage: banners and pennants Weight: 320 grams per sq meter, 9.4 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Heat Transfer, Screen Sublimation, Applique & Embroidery. All bleed through is 0%

Wool Felt

Wool felt is a non-woven fabric made up of matted and compressed wool fibers. Wool felt is course, thick and fairly stiff. Suggested Usage: banners and pennants Weight: 440 grams per sq meter, 13 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Heat Transfer, Screen Sublimation, Applique & Embroidery. All bleed through is 0%

Scrim Vinyl

Scrim vinyl is a plastic banner material with a polyester scrim center. The scrim helps strength and stiffen the vinyl, creating a heavy duty outdoor material. Suggested Usage: Outdoor Banners Weight: 440 grams per sq meter, 13 oz per sq yard 508 grams per sq meter, 15 oz per sq yard 610 grams per sq meter, 18 oz per sq yard 712 grams per sq meter, 21 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)

Smooth Vinyl

Smooth Vinyl is flexible banner material. It is made without a scrim layer to offer clear crisp graphics. Suggested Usage: Indoor & event banners, pull up banners, x banners.. Weight: 340 grams per sq meter, 10oz per sq yard 440 grams per sq meter, 13 oz per sq yard 508 grams per sq meter, 15 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)

2 sided Vinyl

2 sided vinyl has a black block out liner sandwiched between two layers of smooth vinyl. The block out liner allows for 2 sided vinyl to be printed on both sides without the graphics bleeding through to the other side. Suggested Usage: Indoor & Outdoor Banners, Street Banners Weight: 440 grams per sq meter, 13 oz per sq yard 712 grams per sq meter, 21 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)

Vinyl Mesh

Vinyl Mesh is a vinyl coated polyester mesh. The coated mesh allows wind to flow through large banners so windy conditions do not damage the banner. Suggested Usage: Large outdoor banners, building banners Weight: 240 grams per sq meter, 7 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)

Adhesive Vinyl

Adhesive vinyl is a thin piece of smooth vinyl with a semi-permanent adhesive applied to the back side. Suggested Usage: indoor banners, bumper stickers Weight: 320 grams per sq meter, 9.3 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)


Magnetic Vinyl

Magnetic Vinyl is a thin piece of smooth vinyl backed by a thick magnetic sheet. Suggested Usage: indoor banners, bumper stickers, car signs Weight: 2.5 kilos per sq meter, 4.6 lbs per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Eco-solvent, Screen, UV (indoor only)

9 mil Poly

9 mil poly is a co-extruded poly plastic material. It is stiff with a shiny finish. Can be printed on both sides but will allow for a bleed through of the graphics. Suggested Usage: streamers. indoor banners Weight: 130 grams per sq meter, 3.8 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Digital, UV (indoor only). Lithographic

9 mil Poly Blockout

9 mil poly is a 3 ply co-extruded poly plastic material with a black blockout layer in the middle. Is stiff with a shiny finish. 9 mil Poly blockout can be printed on both sides without any bleed through of the graphics. Suggested Usage: streamers. indoor banners Weight: 440 grams per sq meter, 13 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: Digital, UV (indoor only). Lithographic

Laminated Paper

Laminated Paper is a 80# sheet of paper laminated on both sides. Suggested Usage: streamers. indoor banners Weight: 157 grams per sq meter, 4.6 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: UV (indoor only). Lithographic

5 mm Plastic

5mm plastic is a thin semi-transparent, flexible plastic. Suggested Usage: streamers. event banner and stick flags. Weight: 80 grams per sq meter, 2.3 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: 90%-100% Printing Methods: screen, UV (indoor only), 4cp 

Poster Paper

Heavy duty semi-gloss opaque paper that offers vibrant, photo realistic print. Suggested Usage: Poster, Temporary indoor signage Weight: 205 grams per sq meter, 6 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: Digital- 0%, Offset- 0%

32# paper

32# paper is heavy duty slightly stiff paper for offset printing. The paper Is thick enough to avoid Ink bleed through and keep It shape on the stick flag pole. Suggested Usage: toothpick flags, Indoor & event stick flags Weight: 120 grams per sq meter, 3.5 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: offset

110# index paper

110# index paper is thick stiff paper for offset printing that is often used for manila folders. The paper will stand straight out from the stick flag pole. Suggested Usage: toothpick flags, Indoor & event stick flags Weight: 220 grams per sq meter, 6.5 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: offset

Static Cling Decal - Clear

Clear Plastic Material with front facing static adhesive. Suggested Usage: window decal Weight: 450 grams per sq meter, 13.2 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: 100% Printing Methods: eco-solvent

Static Cling Decal- White

White Plastic Material with back static adhesive. Suggested Usage: window decal, bumper sticker Weight: 450 grams per sq meter, 13.2 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: eco-solvent

Corrugated Plastic

Corrugated Plastic is a lightweight corrugated plastic available in 4mm or 10mm thickness Suggested Usage: lawn signs, indoor and event signs Weight: 650 grams per sq meters, 19 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: UV, vinyl lettering

Foam Board

Foam board is a lightweight sign material comprised of 3 layers; a stiff foam layer sandwiched between 2 layers of coated paper. Suggested Usage: Indoor & event signs Weight: 500 grams per sq meter, 14.7 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: UV, vinyl lettering

PVC Foam

Board PVC foam board is a lightweight sign material comprised of 3 layers; a stiff foam layer sandwiched between 2 layers of rigid PVC. Suggested Usage: Indoor & event signs Weight: 2 kilos per sq meter, 3.6 lbs per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods UV, vinyl lettering

Aluminum Sheet

Aluminum sign sheets are pre painted white 0.08” aluminum sheets with 1 sided masked and ready for screen print. Corners are square but can be rounded upon request. Suggested Usage: Indoor and outdoor signage Weight 0.04” -813 grams per sq meter, 24 oz per sq yard 0.08” -1627 grams per sq meter, 48 oz per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: UV- 0%, Heat Transfer- 0%

Acrylic Sheet

Acrylic sheets are clear 0.125” thick rigid thermoplastic material. Suggested Usage: Indoor and outdoor signage Weight: 3492 grams per sq meter, 6.5 lbs per sq yard Printing Methods/Bleed Through: UV- 0%, Heat Transfer- 0%

Acrylic Plastic

Acrylic plastic is a rigid and lightweight plastic with a shiny finish. Suggested Usage: Dye cut letters for Velcro changeable letter banners Weight:19.5 kilos per sq meter, 36 lbs per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: none

Acrylic

Acrylic is a synthetic fabric with a look and feel similar to wool. Suggested Usage: Caps Weight: 250 grams per sq meter. 7.3 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: embroidery

Brushed Cotton

Brushed Cotton is a 100% cotton fabric that is brushed to remove all excess fibers to create a soft and smooth finish. Suggested Usage: Caps Weight: 250 grams per sq meter. 7.3 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: embroidery

Cotton Twill

Cotton Twill is a sturdy 100% woven cotton, identifiable by its distinctive diagonal lines. Suggested Usage: Caps Weight: 250 grams per sq meter. 7.3 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: embroidery

Bandana Cotton

Bandana Cotton is a 100% soft cotton fabric. Suggested Usage: Caps Weight:127 grams per sq meter, 3.75 oz per sq yard Average Bleed: none Printing Methods: embroidery