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What Surfaces Do Vinyl Stickers Stick To?

2021-12-02 14:22:17

Title:Vinyl Sticker | High-performance Vinyl Stickers - Crystal Code
Key: vinyl sticker, high-performance vinyl stickers, vinyl stickers
Des: Custom vinyl stickers are a fast and easy way to promote your business, brand or event; these vinyl stickers are also known as tattoos, vinyl or wall stickers.

What Surfaces Do Vinyl Stickers Stick To?


What is a Vinyl Sticker?

Vinyl stickers are wall decals and are cut with a vinyl cutting plotter. These vinyl stickers are also known as tattoos, vinyl or wall stickers; they can be used to decorate a room, for commercial use as a sign to promote a business, a service, or a brand on a vehicle, a sandwich board or in a shop window.

Custom vinyl stickers are a fast and easy way to promote your business, brand or event. Printed on thick, durable vinyl, they're weatherproof & waterproof. Perfect for cars, walls, laptops, water bottles and outdoor gear. Print vinyl letters and numbers stickers, your company logo or cute anime stickers. 


The Highest Quality Vinyl Stickers

Our custom vinyl stickers are produced using the highest quality material and printing methods. Our unique sticker cutting technology allows us to make even the most intricate cut patterns. The proof approval process lets you work directly with us to ensure your vinyl stickers will look exactly how you want. The vinyl sticker's material includes PVC, PP, PET. The difference between these materials is the flexibility of the materials, the thickness, the surface finish. Of course, the prices for these materials are also different. 

The Glue for the Vinyl Stickers


The Glue for the Vinyl Stickers

We also have different glues for the vinyl stickers. Usually, there are three other types of cement for the label; the oil-based sealant is one kind of permanent glue, it is not removable, and it is most robust in the permanent adhesive. The other kind of permanent glue is water base glue, this kind of glue is also permanent, but the bond is not as strong as the oil-based glue.
And the vinyl sticker also can be with the removable glue; this is because premium decals are printed on thinner vinyl and have a more aggressive adhesive, which conforms and sticks better to slightly textured surfaces and the unique contours or styling a vehicle may have.


The Difference Between a High-performance Vinyl Sticker and an Intermediate Vinyl Sticker

The main differences between the high-performance vinyl sticker and the intermediate vinyl sticker are that high performance is thinner, lasts longer, conforms to uneven surfaces better, shrinks less, is available in more colours, is usually more challenging to apply and is a bit more expensive.

An intermediate vinyl sticker is a calendared vinyl. When manufactured, calendared vinyl starts off looking like pizza dough and is stretched and squeezed between two rollers and spread out like taffy and usually finishing at 3 - 4 mils thick. Because of the "stretched taffy" way that intermediate vinyl is made, it tends to want to shrink back to its original position, which can cause shrinking, peeling, chipping and cracking over time. For most vinyl applications, concise term signs (1-3 years), intermediate adhesive vinyl are ideal. Common uses for intermediate vinyl are banners, short to long term outdoor signs, and many indoor signs.

An intermediate vinyl sticker

A high-performance vinyl sticker, also called premium vinyl, is cast vinyl. When manufactured, cast vinyl is made from liquid vinyl. The liquid vinyl is poured onto a casting sheet and is heat cured. It is similar to baking a cake. The liquid evaporates, and the remaining solid is the vinyl. High-performance vinyl can be used for all vinyl applications, but it is more expensive than intermediate calendared vinyl. High-performance vinyl is thinner with approximately two mil thickness and doesn't shrink as much as intermediate vinyl. High-performance vinyl is usually used for long term signage, vehicle lettering and graphics, and situations that require the vinyl to conform to rough or uneven surfaces.

The Best Vinyl Stickers You'll Find


The Best Vinyl Stickers You'll Find.

Our vinyl stickers are made from the best materials you'll find - thick premium vinyl, a UV-protective laminate and a sturdy paper backing. All our vinyl stickers have a waterproof, heat-proof adhesive that resists sun, rain, dirt and scratches. Our stickers even go through the dishwasher and come out looking great.

And we get a lot of customers asking us what surfaces vinyl stickers can stick to. We decided to set the record straight and explain it in detail.

Vinyl stickers can stick to any smooth, clean surface you can think of. There aren't many surfaces off-limits. The main characters include wood, plastic, glass, and metal. Position it on your computer, on your car, on your wall, or your window. As long as the surface is flat, vinyl stickers will probably stick to it. We believe vinyl stickers have unlimited creative potential. The vinyl used in stickers shouldn't stop you from being creative.

When it comes to vinyl stickers, there are several different types of vinyl. This predominantly depends on where the vinyl sticker is going to be stuck. They all have different adhesives. That's a fancy word for glue. Different adhesives mean that some vinyl has stronger glue which will stick to more surfaces. For example, stronger adhesives are used for vehicles and stickers intended for outside use. Using stronger adhesive can stick in some cases result in pulling off your paint. While this is uncommon, it's always good to check before applying certain vinyl to your surface.


How to Clean Your Chosen Surface

So you've found the perfect surface for your vinyl sticker. What now? It's always a good idea to clean your chosen surface. Remove all the dust, grime and grease in order to make sure the vinyl sticker has the longest possible lifetime. When cleaning the surface, you should use a mentholated spirit to get the best results. This is the best way to clean the surface. Avoid using a cleaner that contains oil because this will affect how well the sticker sticks.


Choose the Right Vinyl Sticker for You.

You now know exactly what surfaces you can stick a vinyl sticker to. You now need to find the right vinyl sticker for you. Browse through our collection of Macbook stickers & MacBook decals to personalize your Mac book. Add a special touch to your vehicle with our vehicle decals. Change the look of your room with Vinyl Revolution wall art. Still do not sure whether a vinyl sticker will stick to your chosen surface? Contact us and then find out. 

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