We are sure you have wondered more than once what types of vinyl you can use for your project. This is the best choice for your brand if you need to convey information in a flashy and creative way.
But first, it’s important that you learn the difference between each of them, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs.
What types of custom adhesive vinyl are there?
As you already know what vinyl is, today we want you to know the different types of custom types of vinyl most used today.
Let’s see each one of them!
1. White vinyl
This is the classic adhesive vinyl commonly used to decorate interior spaces in businesses and homes. Its back is white, which gives it a wide range of customization and design.
For Open Print, we work with the printing of vinyl adhesive in the design and format you want.
This format, both matt, and gloss are ideal for flat surfaces as it offers total surface opacity and high print quality.
2. Vinyl floor
Floor vinyl has beautiful styles and designs, in addition to having the ability to withstand all kinds of adversities (scratches, stains, bacteria, among others).
Applying it to the floor is really simple. It is usually used to inform, point out, or decorate the floor of our office or home.
These types of vinyl are perfect for signage, accompanied by a non-slip laminate, which offers grip security when walking on it. In addition, it can also be used to delimit traffic spaces or launch an advertising message from the ground up.
3. Window Vinyl
A simple and elegant window vinyl design can give a fantastic touch to your business. Adding an extra layer of protection to the glass where it is applied and an environment with more privacy for customers.
At Open Print we can create any of these types of vinyl or designs that you have in mind with our acid vinyl printing.
You can find two types:
Printing acid vinyl
This print format allows the customization of a translucent vinyl, which gives visibility to the printed design guaranteeing at the same time that the light does not let you see what’s behind it.
Vinyl for cutting acid
They are called unprinted acid vinyl with the application for cutting, those cut to the size of the design, removing all the vinyl parts, not printed to generate a very high customization effect.
This way, you can create your designs directly giving the desired shape and obtaining a translucent effect that lets the light through but blurs the image.
4. Transparent vinyl
Transparent types of vinyl are generally used for decorative, advertising, or information purposes.
With the application of custom transparent pieces of vinyl, you can attract people’s attention to your designs, products, or shop windows in a simple and economical way.
Transparent vinyl printing is a good option to boost your company’s visual branding and, at the same time, improve your brand’s positioning.
We can say that these designs are ideal to apply on windows and shop windows, as they let in the outside light and respect the message to be displayed.
What are the advantages of using each type of vinyl?
»Advantages of white vinyl
It is highly resistant to scratches, dust, and moisture.
We are dealing with a very customizable vinyl, so on it, you can print countless designs such as phrases, drawings, logos, or other images, of any color or size, on white adhesive sheets.
Easy to install
This vinyl is transparent and permanent water-based adhesive, which ensures that it is easy to place and remove. If you want to remove them, you can do so with solvent products or by applying heat directly to the material.
Plus, it’s easy to maintain. Cleaning is really easy, you just need to shake the dust off the surface and clean it with a soft damp cloth.
Placing white-based vinyl prints in a business is much more affordable than other indoor or outdoor signage and advertising materials.
»Advantages of vinyl floor
Capture potential customers easily
Designed floor types of vinyl add a creative touch to the surfaces, attracting the attention of passersby.
Incorporate your best messages here and get to attract more potential customers and maximize your sales.
Anti-slip and resistant
We use the innovative R9 non-slip laminate technology that allows them to have a great grip and withstand outdoor climatic conditions.
Thanks to its structure and thickness, it makes it suitable for many people to step on it throughout the day. In addition, this format will prevent the edges of the vinyl from peeling off the floor during prolonged use.
Infinity of uses
This type of printed material is ideal for signage, point-of-sale advertising, and information on bus or train stations, and is perfect for decorating floors in offices and homes.
You can customize it according to your preferences, for example, circular, rectangular, or with special cuts according to the shape of the advertising images you want to print.
»Advantages of vinyl to acid
Acid vinyl protects your eyesight from the sun and other external agents that cause fatigue. This way, we can guarantee maximum visual comfort, regardless of the weather in your city.
Being a translucent material, it allows the interior to receive sunlight, but with enough protection so that these spaces also enjoy the privacy they need.
In addition, it is worth noting the elegance that glass pieces get when highlighted with types of vinyl.
It is very easy to install. You only need to moisten the area or surface to extend it from the center, taking care to prevent bubbles from forming that affect the result.
Great visual impact
This type of vinyl projects modernity and style, since a glass wall decorated with vinyl, will stand out more than the simpler glasses that do not have this benefit. Letters, logos, or slogans, undoubtedly provide the personalization factor that businesses seek to make a difference with their competitors.
»Advantages of transparent vinyl
But this product is not only for commercial purposes, you can use it in the following ways:
- Decoration of rooms
- Decorating glass walls and doors
- Decorating car windows
It is a material designed to decorate flat glass, on windows, glass walls, doors, or shop windows. It stands out for being a flexible material that supports printing with CMYK colours on one side, it can even be printed upside down to create a mirror effect on the glasses.
Transparent vinyl has a good tolerance to UV rays and humidity. In this way, they can withstand temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 80 °C without significant changes in their physical structure.
Do you have very simple, bland crystals? With these types of vinyls you can decorate your shop window in a special, eye-catching and elegant way. Your crystals won’t have to be boring anymore, now they’ll be full of life and look spectacular.
After learning all about vinyl types and the differences between them, we hope you will be able to decide which one is the best suited for your projects.
Printing on vinyl is an interesting way to express ideas and create high-quality, personalized work.
Therefore, thanks to this technique, we can make very extensive use of vinyl, taking advantage of its characteristics to create unique designs adding colour and everything that our creativity and needs require.
what are the types of vinyl that best fit the needs of your project?
If you have a project in the pipeline, visit our online print shop to have a look at all our printed products to advertise and promote your brand.
Still don’t know what type of vinyl you need? don’t worry, you can contact our graphic print specialists to help you decide which one is right for you and help you get the results you want.
At Open Print, we are always open to solving any problems or concerns that may arise when sending your files or documents to us for printing. Don’t be afraid to ask us any questions.
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