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Announcing Scotchcal Brand Gloss Overlaminate 8508 from 3M

Higher gloss intermediate cast film at a great price

St. Paul‚ MN – April 27‚ 2011 – ISA Booth #714 – 3M recently introduced Scotchcal brand Gloss Overlaminate 8508, designed to deliver higher gloss than Scotchcal brand Luster Overlaminate 8509 from 3M, while providing dependable and consistent graphic protection.

"Scotchcal overlaminate 8508 is an excellent option for those looking for an intermediate cast product at a calendared price," explains Adam Larson, business development supervisor for 3M Commercial Graphics. "This new overlaminate has a three-year expected performance life and provides the glossiest effect of any intermediate overlaminate with less shrinkage than calendared products. It's a great value."

Scotchcal overlaminate 8508 is a 2.3- mil clear vinyl film that provides ultraviolet and physical protection and is suitable for flat and simple curve applications. It is available in 54" by 50 yard rolls and is applied by cold roll lamination to digitally imaged graphics made with 3M intermediate graphic films. Sample rolls are available at

For specifications and technical information, see 3M Product Bulletin GP-1 at Visit 3M's booth #714 at ISA, April 27-30 in Las Vegas and learn about the complete range of 3M graphics solutions.

Scotchcal brand Gloss Overlaminate 8508  

Scotchcal brand Gloss Overlaminate 8508 from 3M provides a luster finish at an affordable price.

About 3M Commercial Graphics
3M Commercial Graphics help customers worldwide build brands by providing total large-format graphics and light management solutions. 3M manufactures or certifies lighting solutions, graphic films and graphic protection, flexible substrates, as well as inks and toners used to create large-format finished graphics that are consistent, reliable and durable. Learn more about 3M graphics products and programs by calling 1-800-328-3908, visiting, following us @3MGraphics on Twitter or at

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Mark Moffett
Ignite Communications
Connie Thompson
3M Public Relations