Oracal 651 Permanent Vinyl
Oracal 651 is a permanent vinyl with a high-gloss finish. It is also known as for it's outdoor durability because it is water-resistant and will withstand exposure to the elements. Although there are many great indoor craft projects this vinyl is great for, upon removal, it is likely an adhesive residue will be left behind.
Oracal 651 permanent vinyl is great for any craft project such as signs, mugs, water bottles, the options are endless. Because of the outdoor durability, it makes great vehicle decals.
Suggested Machine Settings:
It is advisable to do a small test cut before beginning your project.
Cricut Maker, Maker 3, and Cricut Explore Air 3
Set Base Material in Design Space to: Premium Outdoor Vinyl
Cricut Explore Air
Turn dial to Custom. Select all materials. then select Premium Outdoor Vinyl
Set Material to Vinyl Glossy Speed 7, Thickness 5, Blade Setting 2
How to Apply:
1. Clean the surface the vinyl is being applied to and make sure it is dry. Smoother surfaces are better, but the vinyl will stick to more rough surfaces as well. For smooth surfaces such as stainless steel, Isopropyl Alcohol works well.
2. Cut the Design and weed the excess vinyl from around the image/ words
3. Adhere the finished design to the prepared surface. Using transfer tape lay it across the image and using your scraper ensure good adhesion. MT80P is a medium tack transfer paper that works well with this vinyl. Lift the image onto the transfer. Line up the image over the surface. Starting in the centre apply the image working out toward the edges. Press out any bubbles as you go.