SYNAPS XM Synthetic Polyester Paper Now Antimicrobial


The new antimicrobial coating protects the printed application against bacteria and viruses that cause infections.

KIMBERLY, WI – Agfa Gevaert NV, the manufacturer of SYNAPS synthetic polyester paper, recently added an antimicrobial coating to SYNAPS XM. This coating prevents 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, fungi and mold from growing on the surface of the sheets for the life of the printed application. Its effectiveness has been proven by independent ISO 20743 and ISO 18184 tests.

SYNAPS XM is a synthetic polyester paper designed for digital dry toner / laser printers and copiers. Its durable matte white polyester base makes SYNAPS XM naturally waterproof, tear-proof and weather-resistant. SYNAPS XM is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications such as restaurant menus, wireless bound manuals, perforated labels, score table tents, shelving and wobblers, membership and ID cards and stake stakes. plants. Using SYNAPS XM rather than paper lamination minimizes waste, waste and time compared to traditional lamination. For more information on SYNAPS XM, please visit the Nekoosa website at

Nekoosa is the primary distributor of Agfa’s SYNAPS line of synthetic polyester papers in North America. For a complete list of Nekoosa’s distribution partners in the United States, Canada and Mexico, please visit the Nekoosa website at


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