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 problem...
Nekoosa’s mission is to manufacture and convert the highest quality specialty print media substrates for the commercial print and graphics markets. The partnership of Nekoosa Coated Products, RTape,..
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 tape..
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 of..
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 surface..
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” or..
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..
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..