The Expand M2 is a premium retractable banner stand that has a slim and elegant design. It features a new standard in retractable banner stands, the unique Modular Tension System, an innovative technology inspired by solutions found on racing yachts that eliminates the spring tension mechanisms found in all other retractable stands. This technology makes retracting the banner a breeze, The super-light media roll makes mounting the graphic simple without using tools. As you pull the graphic up, the display generates tension and once the graphic is retracted into the base, the rolled image does not have any tension.
Like all Expand displays, the M2 is manufactured from the highest quality materials and features Swedish quality and design and includes a lifetime warranty making it an excellent choice for heavy duty use. This stand features a telescopic pole so the height is variable from 63" to 88 5/8".
An optional spotlight with case is also available.
Comes complete with padded travel bag.
See the Pricing tab below for prices and descriptions of the different banner material options available for this stand. The Specifications tab shows details and specs, instructions, and graphic templates. The Accessories tab shows the available accessories for this stand such as lights and shipping cases, and the How to Order tab has detailed instructions for completing the Order Form.
Be sure to visit our Retractable Banner Stands page to see our complete selection.
You can also view the Model Comparison Chart for retractable banner stands to see how all the different models compare.
Expand M2, display only - no graphic,
Expand M2, with full height Economy Banner: Smooth Blockout Vinyl,
Expand M2, with full height Standard Banner: Curl Free Banner,
Expand M2, with full height Fabric Banner: Blockout Polyester,
Expand M2, with full height Premium Banner: Tradeshow Banner
Spare Media Roll, display only - no graphic,
Spare Media Roll, with full height Economy Banner: Smooth Blockout Vinyl,
Spare Media Roll, with full height Standard Banner: Curl Free Banner,
Spare Media Roll, with full height Fabric Banner: Blockout Polyester,
Spare Media Roll, with full height Premium Banner: Tradeshow Banner,
Banner Material Choices
Economy Banner: Smooth blockout banner is a completely opaque vinyl with a low gloss finish and a slight fabric texture. It produces sharp, vivid images and is waterproof, tearproof, fade resistant and very durable. While considered a curl free material, it doesn't hang quite as flat as our more expensive options, but overall it's an excellent option at a great price.
Standard Banner: Curl Free Fire Retardant banner has the beautiful upscale look of fabric, excellent color reproduction, a low glare finish and it is specially engineered to hang flat without curling at the edges, even with heavy ink coverage. It's waterproof, tearproof, fade resistant and of all the banner options available, this one hangs the flattest. As it is fire retardant, with an NFPA 701 rating, it's excellent for display in public buildings such as museums, theaters, and other locations with strict fire codes. This is our most popular material.
Fabric Banner: Blockout Polyester is a heavy 100% polyester fabric that is woven so tightly that it's completely opaque so light from behind can't cast shadows on the graphic. It's waterpoof, tearproof, fade resistant and offers sharp printing with brilliant colors. This material is printed with water-based latex inks for an extremely eco-friendly solution that hangs very flat and looks great.
Premium Banner: Tradeshow Banner is printed on an opaque polyester film and laminated with a polycarbonate laminate for a 10 mil thick finished banner. It is the ultimate in image quality, will hang flat without curling at the edges, is the most scuff and scratch resistant product available, and has a classic low gloss polycarbonate textured finish that is the standard for tradeshow graphics. It's fade resistant, tear resistant, and waterproof. This product is also very environmentally friendly being printed with water based inks and containing no PVC.
We have many other banner materials available, but these are our most popular choices. If you would like to consider another banner material, please contact us and we'll price other options for you.
The graphic templates are available in pdf and eps formats. Click their icons to download them. If you don't have a pdf viewing application, you can get Acrobat Reader free by clicking on the following link.
EPS files are in Adobe Illustrator format and can be used in most page layout programs.
Expand M2 Specifications
Banner width: 33.4"
Minimum banner height 63” plus 6" bottom bleed
Maximum banner height 88.625” plus 6" bottom bleed
Overall display height: 92"
Foot print 35”x7”
Shipping size: 37”x9"x7"
Shipping weight, stand only: 13 lbs
Shipping weight, with banner: 16 lbs
Graphic Mounting Instructions