What Happens During a Typical Vinyl Car Wrapping Process
Having the right skills and knowledge is essential when it comes to having a vinyl car wrap installed for your car. Generally, it cannot be done by just one person for the job but more of them even. The usual process of installing a vinyl car wrap involves choosing the right design, prepping the vehicle for the process, and using the right tools and equipment to get the job done. Leaving this job to the professionals is one of the safest ways to get the job done.
However, if you have a passion for car detailing and cars as a whole, it would be a good endeavor to engage in the designing and installation of these vinyl car wraps. As long as you train yourself and get the right training, you can get the job of installing vinyl car wraps done.
Quality vinyl car wraps are a must regardless of who will be doing the installing if it will be you or a car detailing company alone. Knowing what model your car is and how it looks are important to ensuring that you will get the design right. This is a must to be sure that all design elements of your particular go to the right places. Most of the time, the natural lines of your car are the basis for these designs of car wraps. Using door panels is essential for any overlaps in your car.
To prepare your vehicle for these vinyl car wraps, they must first be thoroughly cleaned with some water and soap. It takes a minimum of 24 hours to ensure that your car is kept completely dried. Degreasing is the next process after this drying. For this process, you can use either a fast drying panel wipe or use an isopropyl alcohol.
Waiting for 48 hours for the outgas process to finish at least is another requirement when solvent printed media is used instead for this particular process. A vertical position of the rolls must be maintained in standing position. If the process of degassing is done right, you can rest assured that the adhesive will stick properly and the graphic design will not be that difficult to fit into the exterior of your car.
Using cold rollers is best for the entire lamination process to take place. Tension must not be applied in extreme pressure into these rollers. When the process will involve the application of a velvet strip, the use of a reliable hard squeegee is a must. To prevent scratches to happen to your car exterior, make sure to regularly change the velvet material. For ease of application, experts agree that the flat parts of the panel must be the first target area of these vinyl car wraps going to the side parts of the car.