- The Rub-on Decal Paper (media) can be
used to make clear permanent production decals. The Rub-On decals will
adhere to almost any substrate including; most types of plastic, metal,
glass, marble, slate, unpainted wood, any painted substrate, great on
most types of textured interior walls (nock-down finish), ceramic bisque,
porcelain bisque, any glazed or unglazed fired ceramic or porcelain,
glass, most type of wax candles, and fiberglass.
- Why use rub-on inkjet decal instead
of self adhesive clear vinyl or water-slide decal?
- The rub-on decal media offers certain
advantages over waterslide decal paper and self-adhesive inkjet vinyl.
Rub-on decals provide greater water resistance than water-slide decals
not to mention clear inkjet vinyl, The rub-on decals are also thinner
than vinyl and less prone to mechanical damage that may occur by the
handling and use. The rub-on decals are also great to make permanent
thin decals that almost look like they are printed on the substrate
of the item they are used on. Water-slide decals are ideal for
decorative items and hobby arts & craft creations whereas the rub-on
transfer is a better choice for productions items. Rub-on decals will
stick well to almost any substrate. Papilio Rub-on decals will accept
almost any type of clear top coating. The Papilio rub-on
decal media has been tested with and shows good compatibility with the
following clear top coats; Oil Enamel, Acrylic, Epoxy, and two part
- You must use
Rub-On Decal Tack from HPS.
- We offer the rub on tack in aerosol form and also
To make CLEAR/TRANSPARENT decals
Copy/Print on to the glossy side of the media.
Apply a thin coat of the Papilio Rub On Decal Tack. Let the rub on decal tack dry for
a few hours, or over night.
A second coat should NOT be applied.
Applying the decal.
Cut out the image with scissors while holding the paper at a constant 90
degree to prevent the media from sticking.
Apply the decal face down onto the substrate to be decorated.
Apply pressure to the back side of the paper using a solid object, such
as a pen or pencil, working in a circular motion.
Use your fingers or a sharp object to lift off and discard the paper media.
The artwork (the decal) will remain on the substrate.
additional durability the Papilio Rub On Decal may be cover coated with
various types of solvent based cover coats: epoxy, urethane, oil enamel,
decal paper can also be used on various types of substrates: wood,
marble, slate, glass, rock, different types of plastic, metal, most
painted substrates, fiber glass, cardboard, etc.
NOT cut out the decal first and then apply the rub on decal tack as the
edges of the paper will absorb the liquid making it difficult
transfer the decal later.
Wednesday, August 29, 2007
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