Autotex AM

Autotex® AM incorporates Microban® antimicrobial protection in to the textured hard coat

Autotex AM

Autotex® AM is a unique hardcoated film incorporating Microban® antimicrobial protection. The Microban® technology is incorporated into the Autotex® AM textured hard coat during the manufacturing process. This ensures even distribution of Microban® technology throughout the textured hard coat and the film surface. The technology works 24/7 to inhibit the growth by surface contamination on the treated surface. The result is a film that stays hygienically cleaner and fresher for longer. Autotex® AM is part of the Autotex® film range.



  • Incorporates Microban? antimicrobial technology.
  • Available in the Fine texture.
  • Compatible with solvent & UV curing screen inks.
  • Embossing capabilities for membrane touch switch applications.
  • Compatible with Windotex? enabling clear windows to be incorporated on parts.
  • Part of a family of Autotex? films which include Autotex? XE, Steel, Softouch, Ink Jet, DP.


  • Drastically improves the preservation of the film by the control of microbial deterioration or fungal growth
  • Extensive flex life of >5 million actuations.
  • Extremely durable and resistant to scratching, scuffing, chemicals and solvents.
  • Excellent colour clarity when printed.
  • Tough and highly durable but tactile to touch.
  • Low gloss textures that are absolutely consistent across the film web.


  • Fascia Panels and Overlays
  • Medical Applications
  • Membrane Touch Switches

Additional Information

Product Range:

Autotex® AM Fine, Autotex® AM F157L, F207L for solvent and UV graphic inks



Autotex® AM with Microban® has an ink adhesion primer on the second surface. This primer confers excellent adhesion to a wide range of solvent-based and UV graphic inks.  The primer surface is protected with a hazy protective laminate which should be removed before printing.



Autotex® AM can be screen printed with  Windotex™ to obtain a clear window (see Windotex™Product Data Sheet). 


*NB: Windotex does not offer any additional Microban® protection.


Outdoor Use:

Autotex® AM has limited long term resistance to UV light and therefore is not recommended for long term use outdoors. In order to overcome this issue, MacDermid Autotype has specially developed Autotex® XE, a UV resistant version of Autotex®, please note Autotex® XE does not offer any additional Microban® protection. 

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