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3M IJ-175 We're Lovin It!

Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by Kentucky Wraps, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Kentucky Wraps

    Kentucky Wraps Kentucky Wraps

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    Anyone else using the 3M IJ 175 for wrapping? I'd like to know if anyone has had any issues with it.
    We haven't and we are loving it. Thoughts?
     
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  2. CL Visual

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    We use about 10-15 rolls a month. Mostly box trucks and cargo vans. Stuff we don't have to worry about removing. We had used it on some temp wraps and removal was a nightmare. Installers have been loving it. It's also not good for recessed window areas like a sprinter or transit.
     
  3. CSOCSO

    CSOCSO I don't hate paint, I just overlay it.

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    Eventually, you will need to remove those wraps. no ij175 for me.
     
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  4. HandsomeBob

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    What is the different between IJ180 and IJ175, other than the color of the adhesive?
     
  5. AKwrapguy

    AKwrapguy Active Member

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    From what I understand it has a less aggressive tack. So it's a little more on par with Avery.

    What was so nightmarish about it?
     
  6. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Very Active Member

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    does a lot of adhesive stay behind?
     
  7. CL Visual

    CL Visual Member

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    It has a higher long term adhesion so removal leaves a lot of glue regardless of removal method.
     
  8. eahicks

    eahicks Magna Cum Laude - School of Hard Knocks

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    Anyone using this for other signage? Like long term outdoor flat signage (overlays on Dibond, aluminum, etc..)? I normally use IJ180, just wondering if this will be as good. With the $100 rebate on them right now, I'd like to snag a few rolls.
     
  9. Modern Ink Signs

    Modern Ink Signs Premium Subscriber

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    Tried it.

    NO DEEP CHANNELS (sprinter/transit). Tested and it lifts after time. Even with primer and low stretch.


    Had to remove the back portion of a wrap. Client changed their mind a few months later. Removal, not good. A lot of adhesive left. I won’t use it.
     
  10. Grizzly

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    We're liking it too! Especially with our Seiko. The IJ180cv3 was so tacky it was hard to install full wraps. Something to do with the way the ink is reacting with the material. We haven't had any issues with deep channels though. But the whole removal thing is not comforting. We haven't had to remove anything yet, but IJ180cv3 is hard enough. Wouldn't it be awesome to just have the best of both....
     
  11. Kentucky Wraps

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    Hmmm...I'll keep an eye on the recesses. Haven't had to remove anything that's been on for awhile.
    May go back to 180mC though if enough folks are having issues. I'd rather not have the risk.
     
  12. Kentucky Wraps

    Kentucky Wraps Kentucky Wraps

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    Update: took advantage of the rebate and we love the installation (almost as much as Avery 1105)....BUT....recesses did indeed become an issue in several installs (lifting) even after making sure they were properly cleaned and installed including post heating.
    I think my days of 175 are over...back to 180mC UR....since Avery and HP Latex don't get along nice (delamination).
    sigh....
     
  13. BigfishDM

    BigfishDM Merchant Member

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    My Cast and Latex go together like peanut butter and jelly!
     
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