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Vinyl Suggestions -- Tile Wall

Discussion in 'Vinyl' started by splizaat, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. splizaat

    splizaat Very Active Member

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    Hey guys, We do a TON of wall installations to textured walls etc and recently got a more unusual request that I'm looking for suggestions on.

    Customer will be placing ether a printed/laminated or die-cut solid logo (they haven't decided yet) on a tile wall in a restaurant. I've provided an example photo to illustrate the idea (not the individual tiles being colored, but logo spanning over tiles+gaps). Initially my thoughts went to 751, but the more I think about it, 751 isn't going to stick to grout between the tiles.

    What vinyl would you suggest for the application? It will need to be cleanable without worries. At this point I'm thinking even if it IS solid color die-cut, I may have to print DPF8000 and heat gun/stretch it into the grout spots. Anyone have better suggestions?

    Matt
     

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  2. TXFB.INS

    TXFB.INS Very Active Member

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    yeah there was recent thread about this same point, and you are correct have to use a concrete vinyl to get it to stick the grout
     
  3. VTSigns

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    3M IJ480Cv3 will work for this application. It's not cheap but works well on textured surfaces.
     
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    MacTac Rough Wrap... very good cost good also
     
  5. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    DPF8000 won't be a good choice if you're attempting to thermalform the grout lines. it will, however span the grout lines and stick just fine, permanently.

    i'd still go with the concrete-wrap, looks much cooler when you can wrap texture.
     
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