RTape’s Most Popular Application Tape – Conform® 4075 RLA®

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..

3/24/21 8:00 AM / by Tianna Vanderhei, Nekoosa

Ultra Clear Application Tapes - RTape Clear Choice®

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..

3/10/21 7:00 AM / by Nekoosa

Why Premask Laminated Graphics

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..

9/9/20 2:45 PM / by Nekoosa

Recommendations for working with application tapes

Struggling to install graphics – both large and small? RTape application tapes and premasks are beneficial tools during the installation process. Here are helpful tips and tricks to apply (see..

8/6/20 6:06 PM / by Nekoosa

The Do's and Don'ts of Wet Application

Using an application fluid can aid in the application of vinyl films that have an aggressive adhesive system. The application fluid helps float the graphic onto the resulting surface to prevent..

6/11/20 9:57 AM / by Nekoosa

Protecting VinylEfx® Graphics with Urethane Clear Coat

Airbrush artist, Jimmy Jackson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has used VinylEfx® films in his motorcycle designs for many years. In all of that time, he has never experienced a graphics failure.

8/11/14 8:00 AM / by Jim Hingst

AT75.1 - Embossed High Tack Film Application Tape

The Problems: Some types of films are difficult to work with. Here are some of the problems that sign makers have encountered in the past. In one case, a designer wanted to use a carbon fiber wrap..

8/5/14 5:09 PM / by Nekoosa

Color-Logic Certifies VinylEfx Films

Color-Logic - West Chester, Ohio - Recently certified VinylEfx® print media for use with their Process Metallic Color System. The Color-Logic software allows printers to create dazzling metallic..

7/24/14 8:00 AM / by Jim Hingst

Accelerating the Curing Process

Many T-shirt shops have purchased Roland’s VersaStudio 20" BN-20 Desktop Inkjet Printer/Cutter so they can offer digitally printed heat transfer appliques to their customers. In addition to..

7/10/14 8:00 AM / by Nekoosa

Adhesion Testing

Whether you are screen printing or painting, the coating must bond to the substrate for the service life of the product. Depending on the physical properties of the coating that you have selected..

10/29/13 8:00 AM / by Jim Hingst