by Jerry | Product Reviews, Vinyl Cutting
Using application tape for vinyl is an essential part of vinyl sign making. For some, transfer tape is a breeze, for others a challenge. But because it’s a necessary step in transferring your design to a substrate or sign blank, and because it can cause disaster if you botch it –there are lots of tools designed to make it easier.
by Jerry | Sign College, Vinyl Cutting, Wall Graphics
Transfer tape, also known as application tape or “pre-mask”, is a staple of digital graphics. Application tape is so called because it transfers your cut vinyl graphics from the release liner to the substrate. Some vinyls like 6mil Chalkboard or printable wall vinyl, can be transferred by hand. But for most vinyl graphics jobs, transfer tape is essential. There are a variety of types of application tape. SignWarehouse stocks 17 different lines of application tape for indoor, outdoor, digital print, and heat transfer applications. This article shows you how to choose the right transfer or app tape.
by Chris | Tips and Tricks, Vinyl Cutting, Wall Graphics
Of all the FAQs we receive, the most Frequently Asked Question is about Transfer Tape: “Which tape should I use?” We have lots of articles, and a comprehensive guide to help steer you in the right direction. But as more people discover vinyl graphics and use them for different applications, like wall graphics and mugs, […]