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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemicals found in many paints and coatings that evaporate into the air as the paint dries. These compounds can mess with how vinyl stickers stick!

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Low Initial Tack

This refers to when you are using a removable vinyl (or some permanent vinyl) that has a low initial tack. This means that if you apply light pressure when installing

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Pressure Sensitive

Applying firm pressure during installation ensures thorough adhesive distribution, crucial for achieving a strong bond even on surfaces with micro imperfections. Its low initial tack allows for easy repositioning, making

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Tunneling or Liner Separation Sometimes, when a print is rolled tightly for shipment and then laid flat, the vinyl might slip from the backing liner paper in certain areas, creating

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Wet Apply

Wet application for vinyl window stickers or adhesive-free cling materials is sometimes used for easy positioning on very high-energy surfaces. The high surface energy makes the sticker material have a

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