Vehicle wrapping courses are not just about gaining a practical understanding of correct application techniques and procedures but also understanding your customers requirements and expectations.
The key to every quality vehicle wrap is attention to detail, preparation of the vehicle, material fitment and product selection are all critical.
Before attending a vinyl wrapping course you should do some initial research into your local market of what other companies are providing as part of their service offering. We have listed some questions below you should ask and also find helpful. Remember these are kind of questions you may also be posed by ‘your’ potential customers, so getting a feel and understanding of what should be expected is important.
What is the quality of their work?
Vehicle wrapping requires well trained individuals who know the products and techniques to complete a quality job. Ask to view their portfolio or pictures of recent wraps they have carried out (not a freelancer or someone other companies photos.) Also ask for testimonials or contacts to speak to.
Have they got a the correct type of premises conducive to vehicle wrapping?
Ideally the best temperature for applying a vehicle wrap is around 23°C, the film is more conformable and allows the adhesive (glue) to cure quickly, thus giving the vinyl wrap a good lifespan in coordination with the manufactures warranty standards.
Is the vehicle wrap installed in a dust free clean environment?
A dust free environment will ensure a full bond strength between film and vehicles body, any contaminates underneath the film will inhibit this bond and thus lead to an inferior application visually as well as effect longevity.
Have their fitters attended approved vinyl wrapping training course?
The Master Wrapping 3 day vehicle wrapping course skills people to an industry standard, with the lastest techniques for a quality installation that will last.
How long should it take to wrap the vehicle?
A vehicle wrap can take up to 2 -3 days depending on vehicle type to complete. Obviously component wrapping for wing mirror, roofs & bonnets can be completed within on day. The preparation on the vehicle is imperative and should not be compromised by time.
What material are they using?
At Master Wrapping we promote the use of quality cast vinyls for full vehicle wraps, this will increase the amount of conformability to enable the material to stretch around different panels on the vehicle. On our vinyl wrapping courses we go through all of the different variations of vinyl and best applications for their us. In a later blog post we will be explaining the different types of material in more detail, subscribe through our RSS feed to get the latest updates or follow us on Twitter, @MasterWrapping.
If you have any questions about your conducting a competitor review on your local market or who vehicle wrapping generally prior to attending a vehicle wrapping course with Master Wrapping please don’t hesitate 0845 643 4106.