FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the warranty on CamoGraphix?
camouflage vinyl are warranted for 3 years against fading and cracking of
the material. The application is not warranted because conditions will vary.
However, if application is done properly, up to 5 years could be expected of
How are CamoGraphix produced?
are produced using either electrostatic or thermal transfer printing methods
for longer durability and color clarity.
camouflage vinyl is
printed on 3Mô Controltacô 160. This is a high quality, durable,
dimensionally stable vinyl film. After printing, the decals are clear coated
with an ultra-matte laminate for Kits, or a gloss laminate for
Film thickness: 4 mils
Application temperature: 40 - 100 degrees
Made for vehicle applications
Positionable (may be repositioned prior to final
What kind of adhesive is used?
The adhesive used on
camouflage vinyl is what sets this product apart from the competition.
It is a positionable adhesive which allows you to detach the sheet and
reposition it if necessary before adhering it aggressively. This adhesive
system also permits removal, while leaving little or no residue. In
addition, it has been enhanced with 3Mís Complyô performance feature, which
allows air to escape from beneath the vinyl, virtually eliminating wrinkles
Can I cover rust spots with CamoGraphix?
The camouflage vinyl will not adhere
properly to rust. Youíll need to sand the rust and apply an enamel paint,
then apply the graphics once the paint has dried thoroughly.
Will the decals come off?
If properly applied (according to
our application guidelines) the decals should stay adhered for up to 5
years. Problems may develop around the edges or curves, where the vinyl has
been stretched. When vinyl is stretched, it has a tendency to shrink back.
So when applying to convex shapes, use relief cuts and patch per the
application instructions. Although you can wash your vehicle at a high
pressure car wash, itís good advice to not aim the spray directly into the
Will the camouflage fade?
camouflage vinyl are for 3 years against fading. They will continue to look good
beyond that time, but you may notice a slight shift in color and density.
Will bubbles form in the vinyl after I apply it?
If applied correctly,
there should be few bubbles. At times, when there is out gassing of an
acrylic substrate, bubbles may appear. If that happens, use a needle to poke
a very small hole at the base of the bubble, then push the air out with your
thumb and it will look great.
Will my truckís paint come off when I remove my decals?
If you have a factory
paint job, or if youíve had your vehicle painted professionally, everything
will look like new when you remove the
Graphics of this type have been applied to vehicles all over the country,
and, with few exceptions, the graphics come off and the paint is not
affected. If youíve repainted the vehicle recently, done some patch work
yourself or if the paint was beginning to peel when installed, some will
probably come up with the vinyl when removed.
Does extreme heat or cold affect the decals?
camouflage vinyl will continue to stand out and look great in virtually all weather
Will it cut easily?
No, it is durable and will withstand lots of abuse. But you canít run into a
tree, or throw a tire jack over the edge of the truck bed that youíve
covered - it does have limits!
Can I use it on a boat?
Of course. Itís great for boats. To insure that water doesnít begin to enter
between the decals and the boat, we recommend using an Edge Sealer thatís
available from us. This will seal the edges so that the decals will
withstand years in the lake.