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Faster Removal - Increased Productivity

A successful job means quality from beginning to end—from installation to removal.

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A new study shows that a 3M graphic construction removes 3.5 times faster than a similar Avery graphic construction:

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Installation

An independent graphic manufacturer wrapped five Ford brand E-250 vans, using approximately 300 square feet of wrap material on each van:


Passenger side removal 3:00 minutes

  • Half of each van's surface area was wrapped with 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Film with Comply™ v3 Adhesive IJ180Cv3 with 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 8518.
  • The other half of each van's surface area was wrapped with Avery™ MPI 1005 Supercast Easy Apply RS™ with Avery™ DOL 1060 Gloss.
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Removal

After nine months of use, the vans were returned to the installer for removal of the graphics. The installers worked in teams of two and timed the process.

  • 3M materials removed from the entire van in average time of 22 minutes. This is an average removal rate of 14 square feet per minute.
  • Avery materials removed from the entire van in an average time of 76 minutes. This is an average removal rate of 4 square feet per minute.

Your job often doesn't end when the graphics leave your shop. Reduce the variables associated with the graphics removal process by using a wrap film you trust for its consistent quality and removal that is 3.5 times faster - 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Film with Comply™ v3 Adhesive IJ180Cv3 with 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 8518.

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Study conducted by 3M

Times faster to
remove
(3M vs. Avery)

to remove entire van
(3M vs. Avery)

Removal rate
(3M vs. Avery)