DPF 313 (500D & 1000D)

Front-Lit Smooth Promotional Banner

DPF 313 is an economical, frontlit 368.54g white, scrim PVC banner. Available in matte and high gloss, both finishes are smooth and yield high print resolution and image quality. It is a multi-purpose banner suitable for digital printing and adhesive-backed vinyl application. DPF 313 is designed to be both tear and curl resistant. Furthermore, DPF 313 passes the NFPA 701 fire resistant certification test. Use DPF 313 for a wide range of indoor and outdoor banner applications.

DPF 313 is rated for outdoor durability up to 1 year (unprinted). Printed durability is dependent on the ink system used.

Applications & Features

  • Digital printing with a wide variety of direct print systems
  • Indoor and outdoor merchandising and display graphics
  • Shorter-term banner applications

NOTE: Arlon does not warrant the usage of DPF 313 (500D) in the following applications and conditions:

  1. Outdoor signage and/or billboard applications greater than 1.8m wide.
  2. Flag poles.
  3. Street lights.
  4. Moderate to high wind areas.
  5. Extreme weather conditions.

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Thickness 375 microns
Construction 368.54g. flexible, polyester scrim banner
Yarn (Denier) 500 x 500
1000 x 1000 Denier
Thread Count 9 x 9
Gloss GLOSS METER 60° REFLECTION 500D: Matte: 0% to 39%
Gloss: 70% to 90%
Opacity > 95%
Tensile Strength Warp/Weft 500D: 27/21 kgf/cm
1000D: 30/33 kgf/cm
Tear Strength (Warp/Weft) 500D: 9/9 kgf/cm
1000D: 10/9 kgf/cm
Service Temperature Range 2.5/2.5 kgf/cm
Shelf Life Free from excessive moisture, temperature and direct sunlight 1 year from factory shipment
Storage Temperature 30°C or lower
Fire Resistance Flammability NFPA 701-2004 Test I
Printability Standard solvent and eco-solvent digital inks


The following is made in lieu of all warranties expressed or implied:

All statements, technical information and recommendations published by Arlon relating to Arlon products are based on tests believed to be reliable and within the accuracy of the equipment used to obtain the specific values. Their accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed and Arlon makes no warranty with regard thereto. Seller’s and manufacturer’s only responsibility shall be to replace any quantity of the product proved defective. Seller and manufacturer shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of use or the inability to use the product. Nor shall seller or manufacturer be liable for any costs or expenses incurred in the processing or printing on the product. Before using, user shall determine the suitability of the product for its intended use. User assumes all risk and liability of every nature in connection therewith. No statements or recommendations other than those contained in the technical information published by Arlon shall have force or effect unless contained in an agreement manually signed by the officers of seller and manufacturer.