‘The Graphic Installers Handbook’ Debuts

Rob Ivers’ new book provides extensive vehicle-graphics techniques, tips, and tricks.

Big Picture

ST Books, a division of ST Media Group International, has released The Graphic Installers Handbook, by Rob Ivers.

In this 128-page how-to book, Ivers – a 30-year veteran in graphics installs and the certification director for the Professional Decal Application Alliance (PDAA) – shares his stories, tips, tricks, and techniques on the successful art of vehicle-graphics installation. The information is geared toward the beginner as well as the professional.

Separate chapters are dedicated to:
• Selecting the right materials;
• Specialty films;
• Cleaning and preparing;
• Positioning;
• The effects of temperature and pressure;
• Trimming,
• Squeegees and squeegee techniques;
• Applying to rivets and complex curves; and
• Repair, recovery and removal.

Project chapters include: multi-color computer cut installations, roll striping, banners, architectural, box trucks and more. Additional chapters cover best business practices and the history of trucks and graphics.

The softcover book contains more than 175 photos.

Price: $24.95.

ST Media is the parent company of The Big Picture.


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