This was a custom partial package produced on 'wrap' media, specific to the application for the hood and tank. This design was processed onto 3M premium 'wrap' media and 'wrap' over-laminate, which is different than regular graphics print media and its over-laminate. Like apples to oranges, it is specifically engineered so that it will take on tough sharp curves across organic shapes, and regular media cannot perform this same way. This page presents a few images of the 'wrap' installation, as well for the end product. So in order to correct the misconceptions about the term 'wraps', I have added foot notes to the bottom of this page to aid in clarifying the defining differences.
This is what the hood looks like once 'wrapped'
The following snapshots show a few details on 'wrapping' the tank portion of the Apex snowmobile.
Finished product, and conformed to all the organic curves.
About the use of the word wraps and 'wraps'...........
There are several descriptions for a print media, each being specific to an application. And I'm not sure who or why the word wrap has become predominant in the industry, as almost every package I see being sold on the web is NOT 'wrap' as in short form for 'wrap media'.
A true 'wrap' print, as can be seen in the images on this page, would be processed onto a single large panel, with the intention of covering the entire surface, from edge to edge. That is what a 'wrap' truly is.
Thus, the term has been distorted, as when it is NOT produced on 'wrap' media specifically, it is precisely termed 'decal media' for printing graphics. So please take notice that there does not exist a 'wrap' media that will stick to those black textured, low energy plastics. Just can't be done. Don't believe me? Call a distributor and ask for details.
All said, and even as it is misunderstood, I must now use the distorted term, wrap, for any 'key word' graphics I post, because it has been given precedence, and because other's who keep copy catting each other don't know the difference either. They just mimic and parrot one another with inaccurate terms, however, they know the difference when they place an order from their supplier.
With some hope, you the consumer will now have a clearer understanding of the definitive difference and terminology of a true 'wrap', what it is, and what it is not.
Thank you :)
This package may be expanded to cover more panels. (by request)
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