These fitting instructions for vinyl decals and stickers are for quidance purpose only
this is one of many methods of vinyl decal installation we feel is safest way to apply without any professional experience.
1. The top layer is your application film , this is a
low tack adhesive that is stuck well to the front of your vinyl and is
the last layer that is removed upon application.
2. The middle layer is your actual vinyl prespaced
letters/Designs/Graphic , this layer has a strong adhesive backing that
will stick to your surface.
3. The bottom layer is the backing paper of the vinyl and is the first layer that you will remove upon application.
The surface must be cleaned thoroughly to remove any wax, dust or other contaminants. Do not use white spirit
decal face up on a flat surface and firmly squeegee over the entire
decal to ensure that the application paper is adhered to the graphics
a piece of masking tape on each end of your decal as shown and use a
tape measure to position the graphic.
Anchor each end to the
application surface with the masking tape.
peel the application mask back to lift the decal away from the release
Sometimes the letters ( graphic) does not want to lift away from the liner,
and remains stuck to it.
Watch carefully for this! If you see it
happening, you must stop , back up, and press the application paper
against the stubborn letters (graphic ) piece with your finger.
peeling the decal short of the hinge, and cut away the exposed half of
the release liner with scissors or scalpel.
Do not tear it, as you want
as clear a cut as possible. Discard the removed liner.
to squeegee the decal onto the application site, starting in the
centre, working toward the free edge.
Use short strokes, and keep
anought tension on the mask to hold the rest of the decal away from the
surface, and prevent air from being trapped beneath the decal.
all the way to the free edge of the mask.
Remove the vertical centre hinge masking paper and repeat STEP 3 , 4 , 5 on the other half of the decal.
squeegee the entire decal. Use overlapping strokes, vertically,
horizontally and diagonally to thoroughly burnish the graphic into the
peel the application mask at a sharp angle as shown.Watch for letters (graphic )
pieces that have not adhered to the application surface, and are
lifting with the mask.
If this happens, you must back up and
re-squeegee that area, or firmly press the graphic onto the application
surface through the mask. Remove the entire mask.
the dacal for edges that are not fully adhered and press them into place
with your finger.
Bubbles may be removed by piercing them with a fine
needle and pressing out the air with your finger. Do not squeegee after
removing tha mask or scratching will result.