Vehicle wraps change the appearance of an automobile without the use of paint. They are flexible in nature, as you can change them to another colour according to your needs whenever and wherever you want. They protect the surface paint and the finish of vehicles and make it easier to keep them clean.
Instead of getting your vehicle waxed and treated, use a car vinyl wrap, to easily get the glossy finish you want. However, in order to use a vehicle wrap efficiently, you need to consider factors like techniques, materials and tools used, wrapping procedure and finishing. Keep In mind that all these factors go hand in hand, i.e., if you use the right technique, then you must have the right tools for it. Otherwise, the whole procedure would result in failure.
The technique used for vehicle wrapping covers three things – quality, efficiency and durability. You need to learn and practice for installing a durable and quality car vinyl wrap in your car efficiently. Read books, research on internet and watch videos to find out how a car wrapping is done appropriately.
Learn all the wrapping processes like cutting and moulding and how a wrapping is designed, produced and installed in vehicles. You can also study the procedure used for removal of hardware such as mirrors, taillights, etc. Other topics worth studying are cleaning, tools and advanced method of wrapping.
Materials and tools used
Use a vinyl wrap, which is tremendously comfortable and features on the vehicle very nicely. If you apply RS formula on panels, it would be easier to position them by removing its liner and gliding the vinyl wrap around the marked surface. Select a lamination film that suitably matches the wrap for top results.
Squeegee, trunk lid prop, magnets, snitty safety knife, blades, wrap gloves, widgets, etc. are some of the frequently used tools in car wrapping. Just be sure to use the tools that enhance your job skills and get the work done effectively.
How to install them
There are professionals, who deal with installing car wraps. However, if you want to do it yourself, then here are some tips that can help you to wrap your car proficiently.
Always choose a high-quality wrap for long-lasting effect and better appearance. Research on companies that sell vinyl wrap and after weighing all the options, select the one most suited to your needs.
Clean and fix the car as well as get rid of all abnormalities that can hinder the car wrapping process.
Remove all hardware attachments temporarily to get even finishing and get the job done quicker.
Use separate sheets to wrap different parts of the car individually and always begin with the one, which is flat in surface. Use a squeegee to flatten the wrap and prevent air bubbles from forming.
Now, all that is left to do is heating and stretching to complete the finishing process. It would be best to apply the wrap on your automobile in your garage. Contact a professional if you face issues with the procedure.