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Types of Vinyl - Part 4

October 27, 2011

REFLECTIVE

This is thick vinyl that has glass beads in the resin when manufactured. When light shines on this film it reflects back. This is ideal for vehicle lettering and highway signs that need to be seen at night without the help of th...

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Types of Vinyl - Part 3

October 27, 2011

TRANSLUCENT

Translucent is a film specifically made for backlit signs. Unlike Intermediate and Premium, which have a gloss coating and are opaque, this film has a matte coating and is translucent so light can show through.

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Types of Vinyl - Part 2

October 27, 2011

PREMIUM

Also known as High performance or cast Vinyl. It is made by pouring plastic resin onto the liner so it forms a solid sheet. Then it is baked in a 75-foot long oven. No stretching is involved as in manufacture of Calendared vinyl. Th...

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Types of Vinyl

October 26, 2011

There are many types and grades of vinyls out there. What makes one type different from another is the manufacturing process and the thickness. A general rule of thumb is the thinner the vinyl the better the quality. But you may not always need the best. I am going to list four basic types sold b...

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