Vinyl has unlimited creative potential. There’s a vinyl for every purpose and surface you can think of. Choosing the right type of vinyl is essential. It has to be durable and achieve the look you want. The type of vinyl you use depends on several different elements; 1) the surface it’s applied to; 2) the elements it’s exposed to; 3) how permanent you want the vinyl to be. Choosing the perfect vinyl is a mix of science and art. Here at Vinyl Revolution, we help clients find the perfect blend of durability, style and a cost that achieves their needs. Find out more below about the different types of vinyl and how each one is used.
Artisan textured vinyl
Artisan textured vinyl is specially designed to be installed on walls. Large vinyl wall wraps can be tricky to install but using artisan textured vinyl makes the installation much easier. It sticks very well compared to other types of vinyl. Use a full vinyl wall cover to transform a space and add a focal point into a room. Get inspired by some of these fully vinyl wall covers we’ve done in the past. Contact us today and add some style and character to your space.
Exterior grade vinyl
Your vehicle is exposed to harsh weather conditions every day. From the heat of the summer to the frost of the winter. It’s important that the vinyl graphics applied to your vehicle can cope. Exterior grade vinyl can do just that. Exterior grade vinyl has an impressive lifespan of 7-10 years and minimal shrinkage over time. Your vehicle graphics are guaranteed to generate inbound leads for years to come.
Medium tac vinyl
Our Macbook stickers and decals need to be easy to apply and just as easy to remove. Using medium tac vinyl ensures that there is no residue or damage left on the Macbook once removed. Medium tac comes in either matte or gloss and has a typical lifespan of 3-5 years. Medium tac vinyl is designed to cope with slight curves, so there is no part of your laptop you can’t stick it to. Browse our Macbook sticker and decal collection now and revamp your Macbook.
Cast vinyl is the ideal vinyl to use when vinyl wrapping large objects such as cars, vans and fridges. Due to the complex surfaces they all have, the vinyl needs to be flexible and easy to apply around the curved edges. Making the perfect vinyl wrap possible every time which wouldn’t be possible using other vinyl. Cast vinyl is more expensive, but it’s definitely worth the cost when doing more complex wraps. What you lose in budget you gain in performance and durability. A full cast vinyl wrap will offer a layer of protection to an object whilst giving it a fresh new look. Learn more about our custom vinyl wraps here.
Frosted vinyl is used when applying vinyl window graphics. Frosted vinyl comes in varying opacity dependent on the amount of privacy you require. Perfect for allowing light in through the windows but also keeping some level of privacy. Frosted vinyl is exterior grade vinyl which comes in either matte or gloss and has a lifespan of 7-10 years. Perfect for shop windows, office meeting rooms and anywhere you require a little privacy. Contact us today to see how we could help you.
Choosing the right vinyl for you
Now you know a lot more about the different types of vinyl and their uses. It’s time to put your knowledge into practice. Whether you’re looking for a vinyl wrap, a Macbook sticker or a large vinyl wall cover. Vinyl has unlimited creative potential. It really depends on how you use it. Want some custom vinyl for your own branding or creative project? Contact us today to get started.