To Separate Film:
Yes there really are two parts:
Put Scotch tape on both sides of a corner of the film.
When you pull take apart you will see one piece is a 2 mil polyester liner
with no adhesive that you toss and the 3 mil piece with adhesive on it has
a dry erase surface on its front side.
Getting it Clean if installing over printed and stained Markasteel MG:
For easiest and best results use 300 grit sandpaper (it will
quickly remove the surface stains and leave the diesublimated image on the
board in perfect shape). The board after sanding must be cleaned and have
DaPlus film applied - any use of dry erase markers now will stain it and
not come off at this point.
Application of dry erase film by hand: Tools:
squeegee, sharp knife, spray bottle, water, and dish detergent.
Squeegee to be of rubber type so it does not scratch surface.
Prepare surface by making sure its clean and free of any chemicals.
Wet surface that film will be applied to with soapy water solution. (Soapy
water solution consists of a ½ cap of dish detergent to 2 gallons of
Peel about 12” of the release liner back, and spray both sides of the
Position the edge of the film on the horizontal and plumb lines.
Use the squeegee in a downward and outward motion to remove all air and
water pockets and to obtain a good adhesion.
Continue to pull back the film, and apply water to both sides of the film;
continue to use the squeegee to smooth out the surface and to remove the
Trim the excess material along the edges.
Wipe down the surface with clean water, and dry with a towel.
Allow the material to set for a couple hours before using. If you can, it
is best to let the material
sit overnight before using.
Care before using writing surface:
Clean the surface completely with a non-abrasive cleaner, like a glass
cleaner, and a soft cloth. Once cleaned, wipe with a damp rag, and dry
with a soft cloth. The purpose of this is to ensure that there is no
cleaning residue left on the writing surface.
Disclaimers: This product is not designed to be removable, but can
be removed it dirt or air bubbles are
trapped under the surface. 8/12/2009
Application of dry erase film by Laminating machine:Normally its Applied by
professionals dry, without any heat on tension type laminators that apply
This method produces perfect results with great clarity. Our
Laminator can also apply it for you in our Ohio shop.