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  • Layering full print over old

    Posted by Martyn Heath on November 9, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Hi all, ive always stripped off old graphics before applying new but i have some very large panels, covered in full print. Replace using same panels. I know you should probably use blockout film but how does standard printed polymeric do the job? im guessing you wont see the old print as such maybe a ghosting behind?

    Martyn Heath replied 1 year, 9 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Myles Brewer

    Member
    November 9, 2020 at 10:12 am

    Hi Martyn,

    So long as the original is sound & it’s not overly long term (Eventually the adhesive on the first job will degrade) you should be fine. Regarding show through I guess it will depend on the opacity of the new vinyl & what the original print is like. i.e. if there are dark colour areas with a sudden transition to light then it’s possible it will show through. Avery currently do a HOP (High opacity) range which are perfect for this sort of application & have clear adhesive rather than the usual grey which means it’s also great for reverse print window graphics.

    Myles

  • Martyn Heath

    Member
    November 9, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    thanks