Industrial products need to withstand a variety of elements in order to maintain their integrity and lifespan. Bixby International develops and manufactures high-performance films and laminates for applications that require long-lasting protection. Our Bix®Shield product line is designed and tailored to provide the desired combination of excellent durability, graphic shield, and unique haptics/aesthetics that industrial applications require.

Bix®Shield provides clear wear layers that resist physical and chemical damage. From scratch resistance to UV protection, Bixby has the material and process knowledge to assemble films that will meet your needs.

AVAILABLE PROPERTIES:

  • Clear protective layer for reverse printing or lamination to print film
  • Scratch and abrasion resistance
  • Chemical and stain resistance
  • UV resistance and/or UV blocking
  • Optional bonding layer for adhesion to various substrates
  • Unique textures and haptics such as soft-touch
  • Performance in downstream fabrication processes such as thermoforming and adhesion
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CAPABILITIES:

Bixby offers a unique combination of processing capabilities

  • Prototyping equipment for fast & efficient development
  • Scale to commercial processes
  • Co-extrusion, lamination, extrusion coating
  • Adhesion using 100% solid adhesives
  • Embossing
  • Post-extrusion lamination via double belt laminator

EXPERTISE:

  • Broad knowledge of materials, interlayer adhesion, and multi-layer design
  • Reliable network supplier partners
  • In-house capabilitiy to test/measure durability and adhesion performance

POTENTIAL END USE APPLICATIONS:

FLOORING
FLOORING
DECKING
DECKING
AUTOMOTIVE
AUTOMOTIVE
RECREATION
RECREATION
MOTORSPORT VEHICLES
MOTORSPORT
VEHICLES
RV
RV
MARINE
MARINE

EXAMPLE OF BIX®SHIELD LAYERING OPTIONS

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Contact Us

Have a question about our processes or capabilities? Do you need a plastic solution for your next project? Are you interested in learning more about Bixby’s custom manufacturing possibilities? Contact us and we will be happy to assist!

Choosing the right wear layer is pivotal to a project. Do you need excellent scratch resistance or is chemical resistance more important for your end-use product? Which properties work best with one another? Use the link below to submit a detailed layout of your wear layer needs. Our technical team will then work with you to determine the best materials for your next project.

Which Wear Layer Do I Choose?