Sign & Digital Graphics

2016 WRAPS

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2 0 1 6 • WRAPS • 87 After rolling the graphic into the groove, follow-up quickly with the heat gun to heat the area you have just applied, and (using Rollers S and/or L) press the film into the channel areas to ensure proper adhesion and reduce the possibility of lifting. Post-Heat: Next, with the heat gun set to 200°- 225°, re-heat all of the channel areas where the film was stretched the most. It is very important to use a laser temperature gauge to ensure that the graphic has been post-heated to the proper temperature and has eliminated any memory in the film. Final channel, completely installed and post-heated. The most impor- tant thing is "PPP," Preparation, Prime and Post-Heat. Good luck on your next deep-channel application and remember, "practice makes perfect."

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