Sign & Digital Graphics

2015 WRAPS

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2015 I WRAPS I 117 Dig In Now that we have some new and cool films to use, what do we do with them? Let's dig in. First, make sure that you have current color charts. If you're not sure, call and ask your distribution representative or contact the manufacturers. We can't sell what we can't show. Second, each and every vinyl type and texture has unique installation and application criteria, so to be able to offer them we must first understand what they are. Tech data sheets and installation guides are available on each of the manufacturer's websites. Remember, knowledge is power—or at least it's cheaper than doing it twice. Specialty vinyl, including color-shift films, each has its own set of properties and should be handled according to the manufacturer's guidelines. When using textured films, use low heat for stretching. Carbon fiber film is ideal for vehicle interior makeovers.

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