Decal Installation Tips
A decal can simply be termed as plastic, paper or piece of clothe which is has a soothing like a picture, image, pattern or design that is printed on it using ceramic, clay, pottery or any other stoneware and this art or design can be moved to another plastic, metallic or wooded object or surface upon contact and this process is normally made possible when a source of heat or water, or glue is applied to the surface so as facilitate the attachment.
Decals are very useful because they are normally used to carry out various purposes and one of the uses of decals is that they are most frequently used hot rod automobiles and also they are used in plastic moulding and modelling for various purposes.
Decal installation may seem or sound to be a very simple task but in real sense it requires certain skills so that one can be able to do it in the right way and so that it can last for a longer period of time before wearing off.
In order to overcome the problems that we have discussed in the above paragraphs and also in order to achieve the goals you aim at when installing a decal on any item, the following are the secrets that you need to know and understand very well so that they can help you during the installation of a decal. One of the most important things that you should check on is the cleanliness of the surface where you want to attach the decal.
When preparing the decal one way of preventing bubble from forming in the attachment is by rubbing a credit card across the clear transfer tape of the decal and this makes the decal to stick to the transfer tape and thus allowing a good adhesive force to work on the decal.
The other tip that can be applied in a do it yourself project of decal installation is that when dealing with glass surfaces and it happens that there is glue attached to the surface where you need to install the decal, you can scratch if off using a sharp object such as a knife or a razor blade.
When dealing with a painted surface, another important secret that you should know is that water cannot wipe way the colour so i this case you should research about the right solvent to use in order to clear up the surface. the