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Newb question : Vinyl type and color ?

Discussion in 'Newbie Forum' started by zenith, May 17, 2007.

  1. zenith

    zenith Member

    May 17, 2007
    Hello folks.

    I know it maybe and old question but as im checking beacongraphic, theres many type of vinyls
    - Premium
    - Calendered
    - Metallic
    - Reflective
    - Translucent
    ( and i remember seeing "1 way vision" somewhere else.)
    Among those, i already know about Premium and Calendered, so what are those other types?

    What color should i get if my business is pure color printing on flat surface (devices skinning bus/xbox/laptop..). I dont know why but it seems like White is more popular than transparent right? Isnt transparent a good choice so i can still skin those devices without hiding the device logo ?

    Besides, the only distributor i can find in this country is 3M, and they recommended me using
    Scotchcal Series 7125
    Cast Vinyl Films 2 mil - 7 year

    or Scotchcal Series 7725 (on a clear liner)
    Cast Vinyl Films 2 mil - 8 year

    ( i dont know a clue about clear liner :( )
    Are those products good for
    what about same products from Avery/Oracal , can anyone guide me out ?


    ps :anyone knows any Avery/3m/Oracal distributors that ship to Vietnam - AsiaPafic? Up till now, the only site i know is pacificcoastsignsupply from Master Flame.
  2. Sign Prophet

    Sign Prophet Member

    Jan 5, 2007
    Most all 3M products are excellent and durable. I have used the 7725 before and it is a good product, but so is the 7125. I personally have never had any problems with 3M.
  3. zenith

    zenith Member

    May 17, 2007
    thx for the feedback on 3m, how about the vinyl type and color ?

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