Different Materials used in Car Wraps

14 Apr

Different Materials used in Car Wraps

If you are interested in having a car wrap applied to your vehicle, then you might be wondering what they are made out of. Vehicle wraps can be used on cars, trucks, motorcycles, busses, or truly any kind of vehicle you could think of. The materials used to manufacture these car wraps can vary from company to company, but the basis is the same overall.

These wraps are typically based upon vinyl, which is usually printed on by Fleeting Image here in our modern studio and workshop in Braeside. Often this printed vinyl is then laminated with a protective layer finishing the process and protecting the printed image and finish from the sometimes harsh Australian climate. These protective coatings that go over top of a completed job can be made from a variety of materials in order to achieve a variety of styles. The company would typically choose the finish that best compliments the style and design of your car wrap. These variations range from matt, semi gloss and regular gloss along with a number of stylish finishes such as pearlescent and colour tints.

Nearly all of the materials that are used in creating a wrap that would be applied to your vehicle are offered with a manufacturer’s warranty that covers both its durability and promises it will not fade as a result of being used outdoors. Furthermore, car wraps are able to be removed from the vehicle and leave behind no damage to the paint beneath or any remaining residue afterwards should you wish to resell your vehicle.

Some car wraps include an application to the windows. In such cases, the material used to create the design on the window’s surface is typically a perforated film. This film essentially appears as if it is part of the same wrap that is covering the rest of the vehicle, but at the same time, it maintains a clear view to the outside for passengers to look through.

Are you unsure of what material for your car wrap is best for you? Well, that’s okay, because we can suggest the most suitable, eye-catching and durable vinyl for your vehicle and budget. We know everything there is to know about the huge range of different materials and finishes that are available. We can offer you a variety of choices for a variety of budgets, and will educate you about the pros and cons of each option. Whatever the case, the things that you want to keep in mind when choosing the wrap material that is right for you and your situation is the looks it offers, how durable it is, the reputation it comes with, how easy it is to remove, and the warranty.

We are here to help you through this process, and you can trust that we will guide you in the right direction towards a high quality material to work with in creating the custom car wrap that best fits your needs.

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