KAPA® fix (Lightweight foam boards)

Self-adhesive lightweight foam board with excellent flatness and high adhesive strength for lamination of large format digital prints, photos, cards & posters.
Easy to cut | Acid-free / pH-neutral | Fire protection class: DIN 4102/B2

Version
One-sided self-adhesive (sk1)
Both-sided self-adhesive (sk2)
Thickness
3.0 mm
5.0 mm
10.0 mm
Stock format
210 x 297 mm | A4
420 x 297 mm | A3
700 x 1000 mm
1400 x 1000 mm
1400 x 3000 mm
1530 x 3050 mm
Quantity/unit
3 boards
6 boards
8 boards
9 boards
12 boards
18 boards
20 boards
24 boards
40 boards
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KAPA® fix (Lightweight foam boards)
The ideal rapid action mounting board!
Composition:

White sandwich boards with self-adhesive, stable, aluminium-reinforced outer layers of chromo substitute cardboard and a board core of light grey PUR hard foam (polyurethane foam). Fire protection class: DIN 4102/B2.

Available variants:
KAPA® fix boards are available either one-sided self-adhesive (in 3, 5 & 10 mm) or double-sided self-adhesive (in 5 & 10 mm):
- SK1: One-sided self-adhesive with checkered cover foil on the front side and white cardboard back
- SK2: Double-sided self-adhesive on the front side with checkered masking film and on the back side with white masking film

Applications:

Ideal for easy mounting/laminating of (digital) prints, (large-format) photos, pictures and plans for a variety of indoor applications. KAPA® fix is also suitable for signage, presentations, 3D applications such as shop-window decoration (even with high solar radiation e.g. south exposure), as a background sheet for applications (fabrics, textiles, foils, etc.) and construction or fill-in sheet for POS/POP displays, as well as for trade fair stands and (architectural) model making.

Further processing:

The self-adhesive top layers of KAPA® fix lightweight boards have a high adhesive strength and can be mounted manually or mechanically (cold mounting). Due to their low weight, these ready-to-mount carrier boards (in contrast to PVC rigid foam boards) are very easy to further process and with their excellent flatness ideally suited for all mounting tasks in the graphic-decorative sector. Simple cutting (with a cutter/knife or digital cutting plotter) enables creative free forms.

(Special) sizes & freeforms:

As a leading 3A distributor KOHLSCHEIN offers the entire KAPA® fix range in all thicknesses and formats.
Individual (special) formats such as 1400 x 1500 or 1400 x 2000 mm and freeforms can be cut according to your specifications: cutting service.
DIN formats in stock: Single-sided self-adhesive KAPA® fix cuts in practical DIN formats (DIN A4: 210 x 297 mm & DIN A3: 420 x 297 mm) are available directly from stock.

Further features:

  • The mounting of inkjet or digital prints requires special handling: Too much or too little relative humidity can cause ripples or tunnels. Please carry out appropriate tests before final lamination.
  • The foam core is resistant to almost all solvents and adhesives. For adhesives containing toluene, please carry out tests before lamination.
  • Service temperature continuous Td = -20 to 100°C; short-term Tk = up to 130°C
  • Fire protection class: DIN 4102/B2 (normally ignitable materials)
  • pH value: self adhesive 1 = 8.5 / self adhesive 2 = 8.3 (acid-free)
  • MMeets the following standards: DIN ISO 9001:2008, DIN ISO 14001:2004 & BS OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Made in Germany
All information is based on the current technical knowledge and experience of the manufacturer. It is to be regarded as advisory and therefore not legally binding.

Downloads:

KAPA® product information (PDF file)

KAPA® fix (Lightweight foam boards)

Thickness:

3.0 mm, 5.0 mm, 10.0 mm

Grammage:

900 g/m², 970 g/m², 1070 g/m², 1185 g/m², 1258 g/m²

Stock format:

210 x 297 mm | A4, 420 x 297 mm | A3, 700 x 1000 mm, 1400 x 1000 mm, 1400 x 3000 mm, 1530 x 3050 mm

Material type:

Lightweight foam board, Sandwich board

Surface/Layers:

Cardboard, Self-adhesive

Inlay/core:

Polyurethane foam (bright), Grey

Further processing:

Cutting, Laminating

Application/range of use:

Ceiling danglers, Decorations, Displays POS/POP, Figures, Lamination substrate for prints & photos, Posters, Shop window design, Signs, Stands

Special features:

CFC-free, Heat resistance, Low weight, pH-neutral, Temperature resistant

Certifications:

Fire protection B2

Manufacturer:

3A Composites

Origin:

Germany

Here is an overview of the grammages, thicknesses and formats we have in stock.
Special formats and / or special thicknesses are possible on request.

Self-adhesive on one side (sk1)

Grammage (g/m²) Thickness (mm) Available formats (mm)
900 3 - - 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 - -
970 5 210 x 297 297 x 420 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 1400 x 3000 -
1.185 10 - - 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 1400 x 3000 1530 x 3050

Self-adhesive on both sides (sk2)

Grammage (g/m²)  Thickness (mm) Available formats (mm)
1070 5 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 1400 x 3000
1258 10 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 1400 x 3000

OFTEN BOUGHT TOGETHER WITH

Cutting pads / desk pads with cm divison for safe & precise cutting of paper, cardboard & lightweight foam boards
Professional cutter with extremely sharp blades and sturdy handle for the cutting table, the studio and further processing of cardboard, lightweight foamboards, etc.

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