Tunneling of the application tape off of the release liner can cause sign makers headaches – especially when the graphics are rolled and shipped to a customer across the country. Here’s the..
Application tape manufacturers package their products in plastic sleeves, then box them in corrugated containers to protect the tape from light, dirt and humidity. If you’re not going to use the..
Vinyl films with air-egress release liners have almost eliminated bubbles and wrinkles from applied graphics. Here’s how the product works...these release liners are comprised of multiple layers..
Have you ever seen silvery specs in a laminated print? This defect is called silvering. It’s caused when tiny air bubbles are captured between the adhesive on an overlaminating film and the..
There’s usually more than one way to do something. Printers and sign makers have devised many different techniques for laminating prints. This story covers procedures that have worked for some..
The range of terms used for the application tapes sold in the sign and screen print markets could cause confusion for anyone. In the sign market, many people just use the terms “application tape”..
RTape’s Conform® is the original application tape with Release Liner Adhesion (RLA®). This portfolio of application tapes will not dog ear or stick together when stacked. Available in a variety of..
RTape’s original, most popular application tape – Conform® 4075RLA®. In need of a high tack application tape that sticks to slick release liners, preventing tape from “dog earing” and sticking..
Clear application tapes make it easier to apply vinyl graphics, fine lettering, textured wraps and thermal die cuts. If you really want to see what you’re doing…then RTape’s Clear Choice® is your..
Do you really need to premask a graphic if it has an overlaminate? Many installers believe that an application tape is unnecessary. In the vast majority of cases, pre-masking the graphic will make..