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Illusion Film

Clear Silky Moire applied on the nightclub bar.
Illusion Film is now available at TAP Plastics. Illusion Film is a multi-lensed effect polycarbonate film. Illusion Film gets its effects of motion and dimension from thousands of minute parabolic lenses that are molded into the surface on both sides of the film. These lenses create a pattern of absorption and reflection of light which result in optical characteristics that are remarkable and unique. Shimmering silk, stardust sparkles, geometric repetition and three dimensional are some of the ways to describe this material.

These materials also lend themselves to many downstream processing methods. Printability is a key feature of Illusion Film. Silk screening, litho and flexo are just a few of the printing methods that have been successfully utilized on Illusion Film materials. It can be easily hot stamped for rich and varied effects. Illusion Film can also be easily die cut and adhesively bonded to many different substrates.

Applications
Applications for Illusion Film are as varied as the imagination allows. It has been used in packaging applications, point-of-purchase displays, vending machines, clothing, apparel and accessories, business cards, decals, home furnishings, CD packaging and many other ingenious applications.

Booth covered with Blue Serpentine.
Material Form and Supply
Illusion Film can be purchased by the roll or by the foot.
Material is 25 3/8” wide (24” of usable surface
guaranteed), 0.015” thick and full rolls are 75 feet long.

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