Which banner frontlit to choose – coated or laminated

Choosing the best type of advertising banner frontlit

Banner frontlite coated or laminated
Coated or laminated

When choosing the right banner frontlit material, you should mainly suggest its intended use. The type of material from which the advertising banner is to be made depends on many factors. The time scheduled for the advertisement, its destination or the influence of atmospheric factors are one of them. 

Banner frontlit is the most popular and the cheapest material used for the production of advertising banners. Using eyelets banners are easy attached to fences, walls or other structures.

Available in roller widths 137, 150, 160, 200, 220, 250, 320, 500 cm.


Banner frontlit laminated

Banner frontlit printed with latex technology
Printing banner frontlit

The banner frontlit is a relatively cheap advertising medium. It is a laminated polyester PVC fabric in white and weighs 440 or 510 g / m2 (matt or glossy coating). At the time of fabrication, the fabric mesh is laminated with foil (e.g. PVC) through hot pressure rollers.

A laminated banner frontlit is definitely less durable than a coated one. It is characterized by high stiffness, sensibility to rupture, and large temperature differences have very bad effects on it. It is used in the case of short-term exposures. Examples are fairs, concerts, shop promotions, events etc. Outside it should be placed in windless places with low sunshine. The material should also have direct support, such as walls and fences. The exposure time is several months.


Banner frontlit coated

Banner frontlit laminated
Banner frontlit

The coated banner has high flexibility, high resistance to temperature difference and a long shelf life. This type of frontlit banner is used in outdoor advertising in exhibitions lasting over several months. A lot depends on the place of assembly and the printing technology used – solvent paints will work better than latex ones.

The production of this material consists in the fact that the inner polyester mesh is embedded in liquid vinyl. In this way, the structure is difficult to tear.

Baner frontlit comes in two thicknesses – 450 and 510 g / m2. It can have the “B1” non-flammability approval or even more restrictive “M”.

Daniel Mlynarczyk / 2M Visual Solutions