So you’ve got your brand new vinyl cutter all hooked up and you’re ready to start making signs and vinyl decals. Congratulations! Now what? If you need a basic primer on what you need to start covering your world in sings, nifty stickers and wall words, this blog post is for you.
Should I use a solvent adhesive or acrylic? What’s the difference between a removable and a repositionable adhesive? When does a removable adhesive become permanent? If you’ve ever asked yourself one of these questions, you’ll enjoy our second edition of the Sign College Newsletter. This week, we’ll talk about the adhesive compounds used in today’s graphic marking films and examine their strengths, weaknesses, and unique applications. Hopefully you’ll be better able to make choices that result in what I like to call “trouble free stickage”.
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.
Well, just another great tutorial/idea that you can use in your sign shop from one of my favorite design gurus: John McWade. In his Before & After blog, he writes about a designer who is trying to match a CMYK color to a specific wall paint that a customer is using in their business.
PrismJET 230 Ultra is an ultra calendered high performance vinyl designed to replace cast vinyl on fleet graphics and vehicle wraps on flat surfaces, simple curves and simple curves with rivets and corrugations. And it can save you 45% over the similar featured cast vinyl film.