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Blog - Graphics Solutions

  • 8/24/15 11:23 pm PDT
    Summer’s still in full swing and the heat is on – but what do increased temperatures and higher humidity mean for wrapping cars in the shop, or advising customers on how to keep wrapped cars and trucks looking sharp? Here’s our take on it.more...
  • 8/19/15 2:40 pm PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    How do you keep track of your tools when doing a wrap install?  The basic tools consisting of a squeegee and a knife are fairly easy to keep track of on their own, however when you start adding all of the other important tools and then the specialty tools available it is possible to fill up a tool belt.more...
  • 8/5/15 8:32 am PDT
    What’s the difference between paint and a vinyl wrap? Why choose vinyl over paint? What are the best uses of adhesive vinyl? Where can it be used? These are all valid questions for first time vinyl film users.more...
  • 7/15/15 2:17 pm PDT
    David Timmerman, Technical Service Representative
    Avery Dennison offers an extensive selection of opaque, translucent, reflective, metallic and special effect films for a wide variety of graphics applications. Our films are available in a number of adhesive and liner combinations that are distinctly designed for traditional screen-printing and computer cutting applications.more...
  • 6/22/15 10:05 am PDT
    David Timmerman, Technical Service Representative
    Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions offers one of the industry's most extensive selections of digitally printable pressure-sensitive vinyl graphic films. Our materials are available in a number of adhesive and liner combinations with durability that ranges from short- to long-term. Our digital films are compatible with Solvent, Eco-Solvent, UV-Curable and Latex ink printer systems with excellent color gamut.more...
  • 4/28/15 2:17 pm PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    Last month, I wrote about squeegees and the uses for each type.  This month I will discuss and define the use of the basic tools that are an absolute must have for every professional installer's tool bag.more...
  • 4/27/15 1:21 pm PDT
    David Timmerman, Technical Service Representative
    Over the last two years, Avery Dennison has sponsored the Wrap Like a King and Chrome Sweet Chrome promotions to highlight the versatility of vehicle wrap films in achieving both full and partial wrap effects. Wrap installers throughout North America showcased their talent and creativity with unique color combinations installed on many of the most exotic cars available today. Several top honors were awarded to vehicles wrapped with Conform Chrome. more...
  • 4/14/15 11:47 am PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    Continuing on the tools theme this month, I’m going to talk about two of the newer tools on the market.  These are the Magnet and the Application Glove.more...
  • 4/2/15 10:29 am PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    Another month...another couple of tools to make your installs that much easier. As I've been playing with different tools, I've found some to be extremely useful when applying graphics to vehicles. I'll review two of my favorites here.more...
  • 4/2/15 10:28 am PDT
    Molly Waters, Technical Specialist
    I wrote an article for SignIndustry.com about how to care for and maintain various types of wraps – whether digital or matte paint replacement. It’s important and beneficial to regularly clean vehicle wraps and graphics.more...