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Looking for Canadian Supplier of Carbon Fiber Vinyl

Discussion in 'Vinyl' started by EMSbyDay, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. EMSbyDay

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    I've got a group of car owners looking for some carbon fiber vinyl to wrap either parts of their car, or interior trim bits. I usually order through AGS or ND, however dont see anything listed in their product lists.

    Does anyone know of any Canadian ( Ontario preferably ) suppliers of CF film, whether 3M DiNoc, Oracal 975, or other...


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  2. CentralSigns

    CentralSigns Very Active Member

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    Proveer sells it. I think they are in Ont as well. They sell Avery. They have black carbon weave SF-100-174-S and a silver version. Hope that helps.
     
  3. EMSbyDay

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    thanks, i'll give them a shout.

    Anyone else have any leads? Was hoping to find the 3M or Oracal stuff.
     
  4. signwizz

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    i have both charts and dont think they offer carbon fibre only avery the only other might be coburn special effects vinyl but wont be good to wrap its a mylar film not vinyl
    shane
     
  5. EMSbyDay

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    Just spoke to a woman at Proveer. They offer the Coburn by the yard in 24" which is great although she said it was a 2.8mil vinyl, not mylar. Oh well, they are sending me a sample, we'll see how it goes.
     
  6. EMSbyDay

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    Correction, she said it was an R-Tape product. Is that the same as the Coburn line? I am used to only dealing with Oracal, 3M, and *cough*Avery*cough*
     
  7. gabagoo

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    it is the same. It is a premium outdoor quality although I do not know its capabilities for wrapping. I would think if you had to wrap the stuff, why not just print it or get it printed for you on the proper film.
     
  8. EMSbyDay

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    I'd like to stay away from printing as a printed pattern looks the same no matter what anglee you look at it, whereas some pre-made CF vinyls are I believed stamped, and the look changes based on viewing angle, more like regular vinyl.

    That being said, if there's someone else here from the GTA who thinks they do a great printed CF and wants to send me a small sample, I'll certainly consider ordering more if its as good or better.
     
  9. EMSbyDay

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    Ya, I got a sample of the Vinylefx stuff from Proveer. To look at it it looks pretty decent, but its a metalized film and dosn't cut super nice and there's no way its conforming/sticking over tight or complex curves.

    Think I've found a canadian dealer for 3M Di-Noc though.

    Anyone want in on a roll if I can get a good price for a long roll?
     
  10. MichaelAlmand

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    go with the oracal 975 carbon fibre talk to Keith at expresssignproducts.com they are great to deal with and oracal is a better product.
     
  11. grafxxx

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    this product is good on flat surfaces i have wrapped a customers roof. but i had to laminate the carbon vinyl on top of regular vinyl to make it bend. and if it wrinkles a little bit it is very noticeable. 3m actually make a carbon fiber materiel for sale have not used it but seen it advertised in the sign mags.
     
  12. Sticky Signs

    Sticky Signs Very Active Member

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    allgraphicsupplies.com might have something you're looking for
     
  13. EMSbyDay

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    AGS did not have what I was looking for. I've called them before for for stuff like the 970 and they said they'd order me some but only a whole full sized roll at over $1000. Not willing to drop that on a product I've never seen or tried.
     
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  15. mac_man_luke

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    3m dinoc is great - with heat its very conformable
     
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