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Sericol, 3M Offer Lifetime Warranty on Duracal UV Systems


3M Commercial Graphics, the automotive divisions of 3M, and Sericol Inc., the world’s largest screen ink manufacturer, have announced a lifetime warranty that combines select 3M films with Sericol Duracal UV Screen Ink System.
The alliance provides for a limited lifetime warranty on graphics produced using specified 3M films and Sericol inks for certain original equipment manufacturer applications in the recreational, agricultural, construction, and lawn and garden equipment markets. A five-year warranty is also provided to qualified OEM printers.
“The alliance with Sericol in the OEM market allows us to offer our customers a warranted combination of products which best fits their market needs,” said Teri Peppe, market development manager, 3M Commercial Graphics Division. “Fabricators will really reap the benefits of combining the industry’s premier film and ink systems.”
“This exciting initiative is the result of years of intense work between 3M and Sericol to combine the strengths of each partner resulting in market innovating programs,” said John Kaiser, marketing manager–graphic inks, Sericol, Inc. “The warranty program provides OEM graphic producers the ability to promote their business with the confidence and expertise of 3M and Sericol behind them.”
Sericol’s Duracal is formulated specifically for OEM decal applications. Duracal is engineered for both single and multi-color presses. It provides greater productivity, flexibility and wider processing window.
Duracal’s superior weathering, bright metallics, and vibrant color matching system and the industry’s most comprehensive technical support is ideal for demanding durable graphic applications.