Sign & Digital Graphics

2016 WRAPS

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90 • WRAPS • 2 0 1 6 TOOLS & EQUIPMENT W R A P T O O L S Tools of the Trade Having the right tools for the job B Y K A T H Y C A L M A N T he emergence and growth of the wrap industry has created a need, and therefore a boom in trade-specific tool offerings for installers of all types of vinyls. Wrap installers no longer need to borrow tools from the sign industry or other businesses; there are plenty of wrap-specific tools readily available, from basics to high-end specialty tools. Installation tools are now available for a range of installation jobs and vinyls— whether it is interior walls, exterior walls, floors, vehicle wraps or other substrates. Kathy Calman is co- founder and co-owner of Geek Wraps, Inc. Geek Wraps manufactures a full line of wrap tools and is a 3M authorized training and testing facility. Kathy has worked in all aspects of the wrap busi- ness for the past 10 years. Her credentials include 3M Preferred Installer and Geek Wraps Certified installer, as well as a 3M trainer and 3M tester at Geek Wraps University. Wrap squeegees are available in an array of configura- tions.

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