Author Topic: Application tape, transfer tape, clear tape, paper tape, low med high tac  (Read 1138 times)

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ChanceA

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 Does anyone know of a guide that explains the different types of application tapes and their uses.
Like what tapes are best for certain types of vinyl  or for the type of substrate the vinyl is being applied to.

What tapes have worked best for you?

Thanks
ChanceA

Booper

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Realistically you will only need 2, a clear and a regular app tape for 99% of your jobs.  App tape, transfer tape, paper tape are all the same. Low medium or high tack is a personal preference, Ive never used low tac, for most standard vinyls medium is all you need but for specialty vinyls like carbon fibers or metallics you may need a high tack to pick up the cut graphic.  :cheers:





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