Most of the fanfare in our Fall 2014 catalog is about new Equipment and Heat Transfer Materials. But we’ve added some nifty shop tools too. As anyone who’s worked in a busy sign shop knows, having the right finishing and application tools can be almost as important as having the right equipment. Well-designed vinyl application […]
From custom racing stripes to commercial fleet lettering, vinyl vehicle graphics have long been a mainstay of the digital graphics industry. As more aspiring young sign makers get into the market, the challenges of vehicle graphics generate lots of questions. Questions about the best choice of vinyl, surface preparation, and application methods can be more […]
With all the attention begin given to printed wraps, you could be forgiven for assuming there’s no demand for vinyl vehicle graphics anymore. That would be a costly assumption because there’s a growing market for vehicle graphics created from good old adhesive backed vinyl. Let’s look at a few of these new markets in light of the required materials and some tips for connecting with these customers.
We’ve added a cool new product for vehicle wraps. It’s one of those clever innovations that makes sign making easier. It ‘s an easy way to add flames, pin stripes and similar large vector vinyl graphics to a car. It’s recommended by Justin Pate, the world’s best known vehicle wrapping guru. It’s the first method […]
The popularity of commercial vehicle wraps has fueled a growing demand for custom personalization of private vehicles. But not everyone wants a printed wrap with flames and skulls. The more subtle and popular approach is a Paint Replacement Wrap. Paint replacement wraps can appeal to both vanity and practicality. But the basic appeal is that […]
Vehicle Wraps: Cast or Calendered? As vinyl manufacturing advances, more choices come to market. We all know choice is good for consumers. In the sign industry, we see this in the growing number of options for printable vinyl for car wraps. A few years ago there were only a few cast vinyls suitable for vehicle […]