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Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film
Frequently asked questions
1. What is
Easy Apply RS™ technology?
It works in three ways to make the application more simple:
slides smoothly, enabling you to get the decal positioning exactly right,
due to the layer of tiny dots that prevent contact with the adhesive layer
until you decide to press the decal down into place. Once you do this, the
adhesive bonds to the application surface.
be easy repositioned due to the unique slide-ability created by the dots,
unlike the “traditional” respositionable adhesives with air channels.
minimises problems with wrinkles and bubbles due to the special air egress
technology which allows any remaining air trapped under the graphic to
flow out through air channels in the adhesive, invisible on the face of
the graphic, which enables you to achieve a truly high quality final
2. What is the difference
between Air Egress products and Easy Apply RSTM?
difference is the repositioning and slide. The appearance of the product is not
different however it gives a complete different application experience. The
handling of the film is much easier: Easy Apply RS™ gives the product a low
tack, it can be easily positioned and repositioning is much easier compared to
products with repositionable adhesive. Research with professional applicators
has showed that slideability is even a more appreciated feature than air egress.
3. Is there a
difference between “signage” Easy Apply RS™ and “digital” Easy Apply RS™?
guarantee the high gloss level of the Avery® Supreme Wrapping Film
the sizes of the air channels has been adapted for better visual appearance.
4. What is the difference
between repositionable adhesive and the repositionability of RS?
a repositionable adhesive need more force to take off and re-apply. The
RS-system provides lower tack, making it easy to remove and re-apply.
5. Do Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film colours match the Avery® 900 Super Cast
No, Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film colours are very close matches to Avery® 900
Super Cast colours.
6. What is
the difference between Avery®900 Super Cast and Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film?
the film, which provides even more body to the film, and enabling faster
application and the presence of the Easy Apply RS™ adhesive technology which
provides faster application of the film to the substrate. Further more the
Supreme Wrapping Film has got a high gloss level, Long Term Removability, will
be REACH compliant, has a different size and is dirt repellent.
7. Do you
need application tape to apply Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film?
application tape is required.
8. Is Avery® Supreme Wrapping
Film intended for sign cutting?
is developed for wrapping purposes. For graphics or decals it is advisable to
use Avery® 900 Super Cast. Please check correlation table for colour
9. Should I
use the wet application method?
No, due to
the nature of the Easy Apply RS™ technology, ONLY dry application method can be used.
10. Can Avery® Supreme Wrapping
Film be used in deep corrugations?
Yes, but we
emphasis that all air is removed from underneath the film, thereafter properly
heated according to technical bulletin 3.12.
special attention is required for the application of the metallic’s of Avery® Supreme Wrapping
important that the unwind direction of the roll is consistently oriented in one
direction during application. See further details technical bulleting 3.12.
12. Is the Avery® Supreme Wrapping
printing is not recommended, however if needed, one should certify that the
inks key to the film and maintain enough conformability.
13. Is the Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film
easy to remove after use:
Yes, due to
the long term removability (LTR) feature of the product it is clean and fast
removable. Use of steam and the correct technique further facilitate the
removal. See further information in technical bulletin 1.2.
14. To what
surface does LTR (long term removability) feature apply?
to all OEM car paints. Used vehicles and surfaces treated with repair paint
might not show this feature to the full extend.
15. Are there
any splices the rolls of Avery®Supreme Wrapping Film?
roll of 25 meter contains no splices.
16. Is Avery® Supreme Wrapping
Film REACH Compliant?
in the range will be REACH Compliant.
17. Does Avery® Supreme Cover apply
to the Avery® Supreme
makes the product supreme over competition?
Excellent application characteristics: repositionable
adhesive, allowing easy removal of entrapped air
Reduced application time and scrap,
resulting in lower cost and downtime of the vehicle during application
Unique colour match capabilities
Make virtually every possible corporate
Slow adhesion built
up permits corrections during application
Improved application quality
Application on almost all types of substrates
Time saving due to
ease of application
without the use of application tape
Reduced cost during the process of
conversion and application
durability, humidity and saltspray resistance
Enhanced durability during intended period
Reduced time to remove the decorations, no
adhesive residues, enhanced value of the car by protection of paint
Improved exposure during the
intended period of use
Reduced maintenance cost (cleaning) and downtimes
Complete Range will
be REACH compliant (Reg. EC 1907/2007)