This guide has been produced by a 3M Advanced Technical Specialist to equip you with hints, tips and questions you should be asking when you consider wrapping your vehicle. Above all, with vehicle wraps, the major tip is you get what you pay for. The key to a good wrap is in the detail, preparation design and application.
If the wrong film has been used or incorrectly applied it may peel back and lift in areas where it has been overstretched. Look out for:
Printing distortion can occur if the film has been over stretched or if the film is too thick and therefore not suited for wrapping. Be sure to look out for:
If you've chosen a matte colour, particularly matte black, look out for irregularities in gloss level. Heat is required to conform the film to challenging areas.
If too much heat is applied, a matte finish can become glossy areas. If too much heat is applied, a matte finish can become glossy.
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