Technical Assistance Guides

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MACmark® Cut Vinyl Application Guide


Window Film Selection Guide

Instructions, tips, and tricks for printing, cutting, weeding, and installing MACmark® cut vinyl films.

IMAGin B-Free Digital Media and Window Décor 700. Selecting the right window media for your project.


Trimming PermaFlex® Laminated Images

Tips and tricks on cutting PermaFlex® laminated images.



Material Safety Data Sheets

MACal 9800 Pro Vs. Cast

MSDS Sheets for MACtac® Products.

This exclusive film was designed to offer sign shops a true alternative to cast.


General Surface Preparation

Surface preparation is a critical step towards successful vinyl graphic installations.  This Technical Assistance Guide provides the proper procedures for cleaning and preparing various surfaces for optimized pressure sensitive graphic applications.


Vinyl Graphics Removal

Most vinyl graphic challenges center on application and adhesion. However, there comes a time when vinyl graphic has outlived its purpose and must be removed. This Guide contains the steps to lead you through the removal process.


Rolling and Shipping Graphics

MACtac studies and field surveys with numerous customers using PERMACOLOR® laminates in Roll label Graphic applications, leads MACtac to make recommendations for rolling and shipping laminated images.


How to make Floor Graphics

The MACtac Floor Graphic System consists of performance-matched overlaminates and base films for all printing methods, as well as installation assistance. Simply answering the questions in this guide will help you select the right components for your floor graphic application and ensure a successful installation.



Archival or Permanent Pressure Sensitive Paper Products


Cold Roll Lamination Procedures

PEMACOLOR® provides fast, efficient processing through cold roll lamination techniques without the need for heat, drying or messy liquid coating operations.


Cleaning PERMACOLOR®  Laminated Images

Cleaning procedures for PERMACOLOR® overlaminated images


CBS Outdoors Recommendation

MACtac product recommendations for CBS outdoors


Outgassing Prevention

Plastic Sheet Pre-treatment for the reduction or elimination of out-gassing.


Digital Printing 101

No matter what type of digital printer you have there are some basic steps to follow that will insure a quality print for every job.


Wrap Care

Follow these recommendations made by industry experts to keep your wrap in excellent condition.


IMAGin® RoughRap™ Installation Guide

Learn the proper way to install graphics to rough or textured surfaces to create an outstanding visual display.


B-free™ Watercraft Graphics Installation Guide

Learn the proper techniques for installing marine graphics that will last using B-free™ digital media.


MACmark® 8900 Series Application Guide

MACal® 8900Pro is a unique intermediate film with up to 4 years outdoor life. The product can be applied at temperatures down to 32° and can be cleanly removed for up to 2 years when you follow the directions in the PDF to the left. 


Application Checklist

MACtac's new application checklists helps you make sure you cross all the T's and dot all the I's before beginning your project.




IMAGin® Deco-Satin Application Guide

Application Inspection Report

Fleet Vinyl Graphic Removal

Add texture to your walls without painting or using wallpaper. Deco-stain looks and feels like wallpaper but is easy to install and take down!

Use this check list to make sure your vehicle is in the correct condition before starting your wrap.

Most vinyl graphic challenges center on application and adhesion. However, there comes a time when your vinyl graphic has outlived its purpose and must be removed.


TuningFilms for Watercraft Installation Guide

Learn the proper way to install marine graphics using MACmark® TuningFilms


Graphics Application to Drywall

Pressure Sensitive graphics in drywall applications are difficult at best for a range of reasons. In this Technical Assistance Guide, we give recommendations for the best chance of success.



B-Free™ Vehicle Application Guide

Open-Image Warranty™

Our micro-structured air egress technology provides the best opportunity for a successful application!

When it comes to making graphics with MACtac media, you are covered.


MACmark® Tuning Films Application Guide

Instructions, tips, and tricks for insalling MACmark® Tuning Films.  Helps create a paint like finish.