The New Black

A new way to print on black PVC

The solid bright white surface of SINTRA ECLIPSE allows for superior printing capabilities with black SINTRA, saving time and costs by eliminating the need for laminating or flood coating prior to printing. It retains all of the premium qualities that SINTRA provides including rigidity and durability, light weight, superior dent and scratch resistance, and easy fabrication.

Material Composition

SINTRA ECLIPSE is comprised of moderately expanded, closed-cell black polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in a homogeneous sheet with a bright white solid PVC facer. Made in the USA.

Advantages with SINTRA® ECLIPSE

  • Bright white facer over standard black SINTRA allows for superior printing capabilities
  • Eliminates the need for laminating or flood coating
  • Consistent bright white surface and sheet thickness 
  • Can be V-cut and folded using the solid, flexible facer
  • Heat formable for dramatic, 3-dimensional displays
  • Light weight yet rigid and durable
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Superior dent and scratch resistance
  • Easily machinable using wood and foam board fabrication techniques

Recommended Applications

Below are some of the more common applications for which SINTRA® ECLIPSE provides a solution. While these are frequent uses for our material, we love to see the unique applications designers & artists come up with!

  • POP / POS Displays Medium-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Medium-term application life
  • Interior Signage & Displays Medium-term application life
  • Exterior Signage & Displays Medium-term application life
  • Store & Interior Design Medium-term application life
  • Hanging Signage Medium-term application life
  • Window Displays Short-term application life
  • Promotional Campaigns Medium-term application life
  • 3-Dimensional Displays Medium-term application life
  • Shop-Fitting Medium-term application life
  • Retail Fixtures Medium-term application life
  • Dimensional Letters Medium-term application life

Recommended Fabrication Methods

Thanks to over 40 years of manufacturing experience, we are able to provide general fabrication guidelines and best practices that have been successful with our materials.”

  • Mounting Cold mounting techniques only
  • Repositioning Vinyl
  • Digital Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Painting
  • Knife Cutting 3 mm may be cut with a knife or blade
  • Saw Cutting
  • Routing
  • Die Cut/Punch 3mm may be die cut
  • Forming Curves

Gauges, Colors & Sheet Sizes

Gauges and Colors Stock Sheet Sizes
3mm - Bright White over black 48” x 96”
6mm - Bright White over black 48” x 96”
12.7mm - Bright White over black 48” x 96”


3A Product Brochure

3A Product Brochure

3A Composites Product Guide

3A Composites Product Guide

PDF 02/13/2018 
Product Sheet - SINTRA® Collection

Product Sheet - SINTRA® Collection

PDF 02/03/2021 

Application "Quick Guide"

PDF 10/20/2019 

Fabrication "Quick Guide"

PDF 02/29/2024 
SINTRA® - Retail Signage

SINTRA® - Retail Signage

Cleaning & Disinfecting Guidelines - SINTRA®, DIBOND® & LUMEX® G

Cleaning & Disinfecting Guidelines - SINTRA®, DIBOND® & LUMEX® G

Fabrication Guide - SINTRA®

Fabrication Guide - SINTRA®

PDF 10/20/2019 


PDF 03/16/2018 
SINTRA® Eclipse Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SINTRA® Eclipse Safety Data Sheet (SDS)



Graphic Display USA: Corporate Image Branding From the Inside Out

Graphic Display USA: Corporate Image Branding From the Inside Out

At 3A Composites USA, we recognize that corporate identity is essential to communicating and developing a brand image. As the industry leader for both interior rigid substrates and exterior cladding, our vast versatile product lines are the materials of choice for corporate identity.  


Case Histories

New JIB Box Protects Packages From Porch Pirates, Weather Damage With Durable SINTRA® PVC Board

While the popularity of on-line shopping has been increasing steadily for the past several years, e-commerce has experienced exponential growth during the COVID-19 pandemic as a safe, convenient alternative to the in-store retail experience. Adobe has reported that total online spending in May 2020 was up 77 percent year-over-year and has projected a 33 percent year-over-year increase in 2020 holiday online spending.

3A Composites USA Broadens SINTRA® PVC Collection to Include Four Product Lines

The SINTRA® Collection of  moderately expanded PVC boards has been broadened by 3A Composites USA to meet a  wider variety of customer needs through four product lines: SINTRA, SINTRA Eclipse, SINTRA Vers (formerly e-pvc™)   and new SINTRA Construct.