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Graphics Application Instructions
All surfaces must be considered dirty and should be cleaned prior
to the application of graphics. Recommended cleaning procedures for specific
surfaces are listed below.
- Plastics & Glass
Saturate a clean cloth with a
2 to 1 mixture of water and isopropyl alcohol and wipe with a clean, dry, lint-free cloth.
- Painted Metals and Base Metals
These surfaces must be cleaned with a
solvent such as DuPont Prep-Sol Cleaning Solvent 39195. Dry the surface with a
lint-free cloth before the solvent evaporates. Freshly painted surfaces must be
dried one week prior to application.
- Interior Painted Surfaces
Paint must be dried one week prior to
application of markings. Clean the area where the markings are to be applied with a
household cleaner such as Formula 409. RINSE and thoroughly dry.
Air and application surface temperatures must be above 40 degrees F for
non-reflective and 55degrees F for reflective markings.
Use 1" - 2" strips of masking tape to position the graphic in
Apply horizontal tape hinge at
top of graphic.
Remove liner entirely and allow graphic to drape. Using firm initial
squeegee pressure, begin at top center and work down and outward to each edge of the mask.
Remove premask at 180 degrees (pull back on itself), and resqueegee entire
For Small Graphics (less than
When applying decals and graphics which are small in size, it is best to omit
steps 1 and 2 listed above. Decals of such small size are easily applied without a
tape hinge to hold the graphic in place.
Application is best when the entire liner
is removed and the graphic is placed as one unit. Air pressure should be forced out
from the center, toward the edges. Very small graphics can be applied with pressure
from your finger.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PURCHASER: All
statements, technical information and recommendations herein are based on tests we believe
to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness thereof is not guaranteed, and the
following is made in lieu of all warranties, expressed or implied, including the implied
warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Before using, user
shall determine the suitability of the product for its intended use, and user assumes all
risk and liability whatsoever in connection therewith. NEITHER SELLER NOR MANUFACTURER
SHALL BE LIABLE EITHER IN TORT OR IN CONTRACT FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT. No
statement or recommendation not contained herein shall have any force or effect unless in
an agreement signed by officers of seller and manufacturer.
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