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wallpapers, special

Wallpapers for special applications and effects

Depending on your taste, spatial conditions and desired effect a particular wallpaper can be the right design element. textured wallpaper, as embossed wallpaper or profile wallpapers, generate a three-dimensional effect, which can work well in large spaces, but is also used as an accent in individual strips or individual walls.

The latter also applies Murals, particularly on individual walls as a kind "window" work well or may be an eye-catcher on doors.

textile wall coverings have a surface area from vegetable or animal fibers which have been spun or textured fluffy applied to a paper backing. They combine a pleasant surface with building physics benefits.

A special form is the velor wallpaper. Nature wallpapers made of grass cloth, bamboo or cork, are somewhat more difficult to paper, but reward you with an unusual look. Other variants are in our overview Abschirmtapeten, Wall coverings plastic, metal and gas fiber.

Contents: wall design with special wallpapers

  • fiberglass wallpaper
  • Strukturtaptete and embossed wallpaper
  • Murals
  • textile wallpaper
  • Nature wallpapers
  • Plastic wallpaper
  • metal wallpaper
  • Abschirmtapeten - EMC wallpapers - mobile wallpapers

fiberglass wallpaper

wallpapers, specialFiberglass wallpaper is very durable.

This high quality (and high price) wall cladding consisting of a glass cloth-shifting-strength fibers and a smooth surface. The low absorbency of the fabric enables processing with low adhesive and paint consumption. Normal glass fabric wallpaper be processed as a textile structure material by Einbettungsklebung, therefore they are not connected to a carrier material. Similarly, there are glass wallpapers with self-adhesive backing that save the Einbettungsklebung.

The final adhesive bond is achieved by a dispersion paint coating. A new product types are glass tissue crepe paper backing that can be processed like textile wallpapers with special paste and dry-strippable. Glass wallpapers are offered by most manufacturers in complete systems. This includes the fabric on rolls of adhesive for embedding and intermediate coating and colors of the different stress groups. The colors can be tinted for finishing with Volltonabtönfarben or tinting pastes. Security of processing it may be advantageous to refer all system components from one manufacturer. More detailed information on glass wallpapers you should check with the manufacturers.

Strukturtaptete and embossed wallpaper

Textured wallpapers are wallpapers with a tangible surface structure. Here, the pattern can be embossed into the paper of the wallpaper, then they are referred to as embossed wallpaper. In other cases, the structure by the application of PVC foam is produced. These PVC wallpapers are usually bezeichnelt as structural profile wallpaper. However, PVC wallpaper come because of potential pollution increasingly out of fashion.

Embossed wallpaper or profile wallpapers

Embossed wallpaper are paper wallpaper, which have obtained by imprinting an additional relief-like pattern. are other names for this Tapetenart embossed wallpaper, duplierte embossed wallpaper or Duplex embossed wallpaper. In the profile wallpaper - a variant of the plastic wallpaper - is, however, structured entire surface by foamable color paste, the surface, so that a spatial effect of depth is created. Profile wallpapers are also known relief wallpaper available in the stores. Popular structural pattern of embossed wallpapers are braiding, plaster structures, bubbles or corrugated sheet metal structures.

By the effect of light and shadow these wallpapers receive an additional plasticity in spatial effect. This can be effectively emphasized by suitable colors wall (on a metal structure e.g. metallic luster colors). Embossed textured pattern there but increasingly also in the more modern fleece fabric.

Preparation and Properties

For duplex embossed wallpaper (Duplex wallpaper) has two thicker paper sheets are simultaneously bonded together, laminated and embossed in relief while still wet with embossing rolls under high pressure. The negative image of the imprint can be seen at the wallpaper back. These wallpapers can weigh from 200 to 220 g per m2. Technically correct wallpapering the stable embossed structure remains intact on the wall.

By foamable color pastes the surface can be formed in relief so that gain by the effect of light and shade patterns and structures, a spatial dimension. Two variants are distinguished: structure profile wallpaper are completely patterned, e.g. in plaster or tissue optics. They are vivid in detail, but convey a peaceful impression. Decorative profile wallpaper characterized by partially raised pattern or contour drawings. Filigree motifs such as grasses, flowers, trees or hatches can highlight that. The designs look more concise and valuable. Also textiles and films can be printed profiled.


wallpapers, specialCombination of photo and ornaments.

The wallpaper is back!

- Although she was never entirely disappeared. By the individual possibilities of this Wall, you can conjure up a whole new atmosphere in your own home.

Already in the seventies Murals were all the rage and a must in the German apartments. Especially Beach and Palm motives were very popular. And today? The wallpaper, fought for several years way back to modern living experience and promises a wide range of innovation. Thanks to various vendors, it is possible to have it printed wallpaper with any motive. The special feature: You can make your wallpaper centimeter order in the desired format.

The classic photo mural of the eighties was the Caribbean beach. Subject is not gone, but the selection is now much larger. For example skyline comes standard motif birch forest, Tuscany landscape, from New York (with an intact World Trade Center) or green bamboo poles also motifs with abstract compositions, naive painting and surealistische representations. contain or photos that additionally drawn elements and thus an artistic "mix" represent. Thus have current interpretations with the "good old" Only Mural nor the giant screen format in common, they are actually art a la pop art on the wall. This type of wallpaper can be found usually at the hardware store or wallpaper Specialists, but the holiday beach on the wall can sometimes cost as much as a short package holiday. During the classic Maldivian beach is already to have at a level of about 2.50 meters to 80 euros x 3.72 meters, cost less frequent motifs - from collections of more well-known photographers and the like - at a similar pace before the 500 euro. Commercial Murals are suitable for surface illustrations in living rooms, swimming pools, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, conference rooms, doctor's offices, etc.

Often, the individual parts of the picture wallpaper in Flachsiebverfahren or offset printing process are made. The delivery takes place in a plurality of image parts on rolls or sheets. This photo wallpapers offered in the form of strips of wallpaper are assembled into a specific subject. bring a photo wallpaper on the wall so that the subject fits exactly, some demands of skill and if in doubt you should leave such work to a professional. Be careful with the wallpaper paste: If too much solvent is contained, the subject may be damaged. Recently there is next to the few suppliers of standard designs and special supplier that print wallpaper with individual photo opportunities as desired.

The support material for the photo wallpaper is usually a easy to process web. Just let the most beautiful picture from my last trip printed as a photo wallpaper: Cleverly placed can simulate a seamless transition to paradise on your doorstep with a photo wallpaper. to be put in beautiful scene also einzelen details of a photo: individual blades of grass in the meadow be focused. The imagination knows no limits: the romantic waterfall, colorful lighthouse or your child with the conch in hand on the beach, everything can be realized. Especially with motifs persons are currently popular: so one's family can be brought out big as a poster in over 150 different formats and materials on canvas and foam board, even with a light box.

Wall Prints
Also on offer and an alternative to wallpaper, there are now "Wall Prints", They are made of self-adhesive film in one piece, for example. B. 180 cm x 90 cm or with individual dimensions. They can be installed in general on any smooth, dust and silicone-free surface.

wall murals
Special forms of classical motif photo mural wall murals These are giant posters that are pasted on doors or exactly match the dimensions of a standard interior door with 92 cm x 220 cm. Most Popular the wall murals in the siebzieger and eighties were. Wall murals are papered Sun: Door handle decrease grind door and paste, apply, stick wallpaper and, finally, refit the door handle again.

wall decals
Instead of a whole wallpaper there is also the possibility to decorate with details your walls, thus putting interesting but subtle accents: wall decals or wall stickers are easy to apply on the walls with the ground a wall with or without wallpaper is possible. Especially practical: these vinyl stickers can also be easy to remove - if not satisfied or moving very tenant-friendly. You can find more information on the subject Wall Decal.

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Photos on the tiled kitchen

Also in the kitchen photos are becoming increasingly popular as a motive. Modern design replaced become unattractive mirror tiles in the kitchen by means of a 10 mm thick acrylic glass with corresponding favorite designs. The new plate is simply applied to the old tile and sealed the joints with silicone. Without dirt, with little skill and time unrelevanten effort every user in a position is. The costs depend on the size and amount to about 150 euros.

textile wallpaper

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This name is a generic term for a large group of different types of wall coverings, which have in common is that which faces the room side is a textile material.

Preparation and Properties

Starting materials for the surface of textile wallpapers are fibrous materials from plants, animal or chemical derived synthetic fibers, which may be coarse or fine, smooth or crimped. either they have their natural expression or have been altered by coloring, texturing and finishing. It can monofilaments be laminated cotton, linen, wool, rayon, rayon in natural color or light-fast coloring of different strengths in smooth or fluffy woven on the wall paper. For fabric wallpaper a textile yarn composite of warp and weft threads is, however, first produced in the loom and then laminated. For wallpaper fabrics quality fibers from jute, linen, cotton, silk, rayon or paper are suitable. Textile wallpapers are also characterized by a warm water surface, a pleasant feel, a slight insulating effect, improving the room acoustics through sound absorption, low soiling tendency and a timeless design. appear on the wall Kettfädentapeten mostly as a closed surface, since seams are barely visible.

Velor wallpaper

A special form of textile wallpaper is the velor wallpaper. On heavy, adhesive-coated paper used in the manufacture textile fibers (E.g., silk or wool) flocked in an electrostatic process. This creates the typical velvety surface, which is usually patterned classic or heraldic. Other designations for suede wallpaper are velvet wallpaper or velvet wallpaper.

Nature wallpapers

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Wallpaper from natural materials

In (predominantly handmade) natural material wallpaper more or less structured surface is formed by laminated natural products. The designs are influenced by the interplay of the colored backing paper and on different closely spaced natural materials and their structures. Typical representatives of this Tapetenart are grass or Naturkorktapeten. The wallpaper grass (grass Japan, Korea grass) consist of dried, treated Arrowrootfasern in natural color or dyed, which were processed into tissues and are then laminated on Rice Paper. Hemp wallpapers have a larger structure. Naturkorktapeten consist of very thin, different large and arranged Korkblättchen that are adhered to a carrier paper or placed in a colored paint rear. Cork wall coverings are light-fast, resistant, durable and cleanable.

grass wallpaper

Grass wallpapers are also known as grass fiber wallpaper or Japan-grass wallpaper. These murals are made of natural textiles woven grass fibers or reed fibers, mostly from the Far East, which are then laminated on Rice Paper. The grass wallpaper is very sensitive and therefore difficult to paper and maintain.

Bamboo wallpaper and reed wallpaper

Closely related to the grass wallpaper bamboo wallpaper or reed wallpaper are. Since the bamboo is considered typical of Asia, these wallpapers places is colloquially often referred to as China or Japan wallpaper wallpaper. Bamboo wallpaper are usually made of cut bamboo on grass surfaces. In rare cases, there are also woven bamboo wallpaper.

cork wallpaper

The cork wallpaper is made on paper webs or plates fused-thin peeled cork oak bark. The adhesion of the Korkplättchen on the paper web or the plates with synthetic resins a pollution can arise, should therefore Cork wall coverings, which have been glued to their own resins are preferred. Cork wall coverings are as wallpaper for wet rooms such as suitable for the bathroom, as they are to a certain degree of water-repellent and easy to clean.

Plastic wallpaper

Plastic wall coverings are available in many different variants. You are in recent years - particularly because of health concerns - a bit out of fashion. In the modern form of fleece fabric (s. There) but they have experienced a comeback. Here we present the traditional plastic wall coverings made of vinyl or PVC.

Vinyl wallpaper (Glatt vinyl)

vinyl wallcoverings have a permanently connected, vinyl-coated backing paper. The vinyl front page is printed, smooth or embossed. They are very durable, abrasion resistant and are mainly used in kitchen and bathroom, floor boards and stairs area. Vinyl wallpaper is dry strippable cleavable. Vinyl wallpaper with RAL Quality Mark are guaranteed harmless to health.

Structural profile of PVC wallpaper

Using expanded plastic relief-like patterns incur during the manufacture in plastic effect. Three-dimensional pattern or structures are foamed based on PVC or other polymeric material. At the beginning there were foamed plastic wall coverings only in lighter shades, present structure vinyl wallpapers are also available with only partially expanded color in the pattern and inlaid with quartz elements. The pattern profile wallpaper however, there is now even without PVC. These non-PVC profile structure wallpapers are for environmental reasons, on recycled paper, and are completely free of PVC, plasticizers, chlorine, formaldehyde and CFCs. Instead, the (colored) structures such. B. from dispersion binders based on vinyl acetate copolymer made with fillers. Profile wallpapers are flame resistant (DIN 4102, BI), highly resistant to washing such. T. abrasion resistant and normal cleanable. However, the foam layer can be damaged by shear forces and pointed objects can destroy the soft foam layer and leave scratch marks. Textured wallpaper achieve the high light fastness level of more than 6, are permeable to water vapor and therefore also suitable for bathrooms and kitchens.

Structure on synthetic fleece backing

Vinyl structures durchfeuchtungsbeständigem, maßstabilem synthetic fleece can be easily and cleanly processed. Ideal for processing in angled or sloping areas, fine cracks in the substrate are bridged invisible. For processing special paste plus 20% dispersion adhesive can be used. By thus possible wall adhesion technique with double seam cut is invisible joints give no obvious seams. A painting is done with high-dispersion, latex or acrylic paint. The material is suitable for private homes, commercial premises and large objects. The wall covering system is flame retardant, has a good diffusion capability (largely prevents condensation precipitation on the surface) and is easy to clean and disinfect the usual extent. The wall covering can be painted; when using thin-layer, high-opaque colors of the structure expression is fully preserved. Even after several coats of wall covering is completely removable.

metal wallpaper

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Decorative metallic effects for the wall

As metal wallpaper is known colloquially on paper laminated metal films, usually made of aluminum. Through special surface treatments - such as printing, embossing, handkolorieren, oxidize or etch - can be created charming and dazzling reflections on this decorative wallpaper. Since metal wallpaper with metallic foil applications are sensitive and not easy to work with, like gloss effects are nowadays often produced by printing metallic pigments. Metal wallpapers are suitable because of their vapor barrier effect is not for wet locations.

Popular metal wallpapers

The noise Berger wallpaper factory provides metal-effect wallpaper in copper hammered optic and Checker plate appearance. Originally this effect wallpaper were intended only for the French market, meanwhile, however, they are very popular in Germany. Other noble metal wallpaper, such as "gold wallpaper" often can only be ordered from dealers abroad.

Confuse this purely decorative metal wallpaper for homes not so-called Abschirmtapeten, e.g. Copper wallpaper. These wallpapers - whether metal alloy or non-woven metal mesh embedded - primarily serve the shield from electromagnetic radiation (EMC wallpaper).

Abschirmtapeten - EMC wallpapers - mobile wallpapers

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Wallpaper for shielding electromagnetic radiation

Originally, wall coverings were used for shielding electromagnetic radiation, especially for spaces where sensitive technical devices were, for example, medical equipment in hospitals. There are many EMI shielding can still find their use.

In April 2001, the magazine Ökotest materials that promise a protection against electromagnetic examined. In comparison test were different shielding wall covers, such as EMC wallpaper, Kuper wallpaper, Shielding and various shielding and shielding plaster.

In the test, the Abschirmtapeten achieved the following results:

  • EMC wallpaper from Marburg (graphite-coated): 80% Shielding
  • Copper wallpaper Chagall Biologa: 99% Shielding
  • Reinforcing mesh with stainless steel fibers of ISPO: 99% Shielding

Modern Abschirmtapeten can often paper already similarly comfortable as conventional fleece fabric with a special paste for heavy wallpaper. Therefore, they can also be easily removed again. However, it is important to note a few specifics for wallpapering the EMC wallpaper.

  • Strips of wallpaper do not bend when wallpapering.
  • paper on impact. but rather stick to overlap in the corners of rooms.
  • All of the bonded strips of wallpaper the Abschirmtapete must be grounded.
  • Ceiling tracks of Abschirmtapete must be conductively connected to the grounded wall wallpaper.

Copper wallpaper for shielding

Regardless of perceived nuisance caused by electromagnetic pollution, spaces with electronic and medical devices often need a special shielding, e.g. Measuring rooms, computer rooms or rooms tomography. For this Infratron has developed a special thin copper wallpaper that can be easily processed as wallpaper, but is also suitable for shielding floor, windows and doors. Due to the special alloy of 0.12 mm thick film as uniform as possible attenuation of 40-80dB over the entire frequency range is achieved.

Absorbent against high-frequency radiation wallpaper

At the TU Ilmenau to develop wallpapers attenuation of high frequency electromagnetic fields (cellular, wireless radiation, radar radiation) in dwellings. The electromagnetic shield is in this case not possible by reflection but by absorption as in the case of other products.