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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:53 am

Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

Hi/Hello Everyone

Hope everyone is having a good morning.

I'm going to wrap my old van, just pain white and then add some cut graphics after, it's a bit of a dirty white at the moment, it's practically beige. Rather than buy more material, I have some white MDX sitting here, could I use this without laminating it and then overlay my graphics at a later date? or would it need laminating? If so I might as well just buy some white film or print the graphics directly to it.

The reason for doing it white and then overlaying graphics was so that I can change it every so often rather than wrapping the van again and again.

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Dan
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:25 am

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

Hi dan
If you like tearing your hair out then try and apply wrap material Unlaminated! I promise you’ll wish you hadn’t tried it!

It tends to crease very easily and if you ever want to remove it then it’s a lot harder too.

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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:51 am

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

Thanks Alex

I might just print it and laminate it then, would look better in the long run anyway.
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:08 pm

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

You will also scratch the hell out of the print.
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Oh sorry just re-read your post properly you were not going to print it.
Either way its a bad idea for the reasons already stated.
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:04 pm

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

I simply don't do non-laminated digital print.

Always laminate!
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:19 pm

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

Best to get some white colour change wrapping vinyl instead
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:32 pm

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

And you’re more than likely to damage the wrap when removing the cut vinyl on top making the exercise pointless and then having the hassle of removing the wrap anyway which as mentioned will be difficult.
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:35 pm

Re: Use a non laminated printing material to wrap a vehicle.

Thanks guys, gonna print my graphics and laminate them. I’ve got the material in stock so it makes more sense to do it that way. It was more of a time saver as I can’t laminate the graphics till next week

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