Managing Heat and Tension

Complete vehicle wraps will always have more difficult areas that demand your vinyl graphic to be extremely stretched. Truly, managing heat and tension is crucial to a successful application. This video shows the right way to manage heat and tension during install to make sure your graphic applies well and without distortion.

The Pre-Stretch and Shrink Method

At its core, vehicle wrapping is about transforming 2D objects into 3D. By wrapping compound curves, distortion is inevitable. The task of the installer is to manage that distortion effectively. One of the best ways to do this is with the Pre-Stretch and Shrink Method.