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Extra wrapping solutions

3M has made two important additions to its range of vehicle wrapping solutions, by adding a  further five colours to the 3M Car Wrap Film Series 1080, bringing the number of colour options now available to 55, and introducing a matte version of the popular Scotchcal Gloss Over-laminate 8580.

New colours for the 3M Car Wrap Film Series 1080 comprise Gloss Charcoal Metallic, Gloss Blue Steel Metallic, Matte Dark Navy, Satin White Aluminium and Matte Deep Black.

Series 1080 is designed for solid colour vehicle detailing, decoration and full wraps. The films can be applied to flat and curved surfaces and incorporate a multi-layer construction and grey-pigmented adhesive that imparts excellent opacity. Invisible air release channels in the adhesive enable the film to be repositioned during the application process to ensure fast, easy and bubble-free graphic installations. The films can be purposely removed for up to five years to accommodate changing vehicle personalisation and customisation requirements.

Scotchcal Matte Graphic Protection Over-laminate 8580M by 3M offers a complementary alternative to the film’s gloss counterpart, enabling a wider range of special effects to be achieved. It is designed for use with Controltac Graphic Film IJ380-10 by 3M for the most challenging applications and with Controltac Graphic Film with Comply v3 Adhesive IJ180 by 3M for those that are less complex. The 25-micron cast matte film features a solvent-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and offers six years’ durability.

Vehicle wrapping films from 3M are available from primary distributors William Smith and Spandex.


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