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  • Applying vinyl over corners, advice please?

    Posted by Suzie Davison on September 22, 2022 at 8:05 am

    I have usually avoided applying vinyl over curved edges of van panels but I have one coming up that is unavoidable.
    Any tips on how to do it well? I’ve tried it before with a hairdryer but it still ends up being cracked sometimes.
    The last company that did the van made a lovely job of it, even over curved bits.
    You would think I would have this figured out after 20 years but I always manage to get the client to have it inside of panels.
    I would be using Avery 777 probably or maybe Oracal 751 if they have it in stock.

    Thanks in advance

    Jeff replied 4 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Robert Lambie

    September 22, 2022 at 9:18 am

    do you have a picture of the van Suzie?
    or even the area you are wanting to apply the vinyl over?
    If not, just the make/model name would help.


  • Jeff

    September 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm

    Oracal 751 is a cast vinyl so it should be up to the job but really depends on one what you are doing with it. dont use a hair dryer, you need a heat gun! 😀