Properties[ edit ] A decal is composed of the following layers from top to bottom: This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. The specific problem is:
Properties[ edit ] A decal is composed of the following layers from top to bottom: The specific problem is: A diagram might help. Please help improve this section if you can.
October A paper or film face-stock makes up the top layer of the labelstock. The printing is done on the upper side of the facestock.
An adhesive layer is applied to the bottom of the face stock. A silicone or release coating layer Decal paper applied to the upper side of the backing material.
A paper or film liner provides the bottom layer of the labelstock. An RFID circuit chip and antenna can be included in the paper or film face stock. Different variations of decals include: A water-slide or water-dip decal is screen-printed on a layer of water-soluble adhesive on a water-resistant paper, that must first be dipped in water prior to its application.
Upon contact with water, the glue is loosened and the decal can be removed from its backing; overlong exposure, however, dissolves the glue completely causing the decal to fail to adhere.
A peel-and-stick decal is actually not a decal as described above, but a vinyl sticker with adhesive backing, that can be transferred by peeling off its base.
The sign industry calls these peel-and-stick vinyl stickers vinyl-cut-decals. Production process[ edit ] Mass-production of vinyl decals starts with large rolls of vinyl sheet. Designs are typically created using specialized computer software and sent to the machines electronically.
After the patterns are cut, excess vinyl on the sheet is removed in a process called weeding. Applications[ edit ] Decals are commonly used on hot rod automobiles and plastic models. They are also used on guitars as a way of personalizing them.
Government agencies and some Private Public Partnerships use decals on vehicles for identification.
Most fleet markings are created from reflective vinyl with an adhesive backing that is applied in a peel-and-stick manner. Notes on printing[ edit ].This is a good product but can take a bit of work and patience to get the print to come out right and to the scale you want.
My advice would be to use plain paper that has been cut to the same size as the decal paper and print off some practice prints first to make sure it will look the way you need it to before you waste a piece of this expensive paper. you can see the individual brick behind the inkjet decal Our HobbyCal waterslip decal paper dries white, as you can see by the Tobacco text.
And with just a bit of gentle weathering with a piece of steel wool you can take some of the inkjet decal color off. Special decal paper label and film for desk top publishing.
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5. Lay the backing paper in position on your item. Holding the offset clear decal edge in position, gently slide the backing paper out from under the opposite edge.
onto any smooth clean surface. SURFACE must be clean and smooth for optimal contact and adhesion.