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Is this an overlay?

Discussion in 'General Signmaking Topics' started by All-SignZ, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. All-SignZ

    All-SignZ Active Member

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    had a customer email a pic of the type of window lettering they want. It appears that there is an overlay of clear on white offset about 1/16". Looks kinda good, gives some dimension. Does anybody do this? Is it white vinyl sandwiched inbetween 2 layers of clear? The customer said it was i sticker, meaning i guess that he can't peel the clear from the white or vice versa. Going to the store tomorrow to check it out but was hoping for some insight before hand.
     
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  2. klemgraphics

    klemgraphics Active Member

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    Looks like they had a window film applied after the lettering was installed.
     
  3. Moze

    Moze Very Active Member

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    ...agreed.
     
  4. klingsdesigns

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  5. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    white vinyl applied then window tint over the top.....
     
  6. jfiscus

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    I'd say the clear is laminate extending 1/8" outside of the vinyl's dimensions. We do it a lot with specialty materials like engine turn, fake gold leaf, etc where it is required by the mfg. on projects like fire trucks. We also do it on certain graphics with skinny points to keep the points from peeling up.

    Or, possibly it is an Edge (foil) print on clear.
     

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  7. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Active Member

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    to me its white frost window film reversed cut with silver film backed up.. to make it reflective.
     
  8. thewvsignguy

    thewvsignguy Active Member

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    This +1
     
  9. mitsfreak12

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    Does that have a clear polycarb mouted 1/16"?
     
  10. Edna

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    if it is tint how could you remove the letter when they close up?
     
  11. signage

    signage Major Contributor

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    Break the window:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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