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Installation instructions

Digital Wallcollection

November 2009 Substrate
> The substrate must be level, fixed, permanently dry, grease and dust free and,
depending on the material to be hung, uniform in colour.
> Remove and/or isolate ballpoint, oil, pen and pastel crayon marks, etc.
> Remove old paper. Do not use lining paper.
> Prime normally absorbing substrates including plastered/rendered walls using
Vescom primer/sealer in the ratio of 1 to 3 of primer and water, respectively. Have
this dry for ± 5 hours under favourable conditions.
> Prime strongly absorbing substrates such as concrete, gas concrete, plasterboard
and plastered walls using undiluted Vescom primer/sealer. Have this dry for ± 5
hours under favourable conditions.
> Wash painted walls with a solution of water and an environmentally-friendly
degreaser. Next, rub it down (= make it porous).
> Fixate sandy, powdery and non-fixed substrates.
> Impregnate thin layers of plasterwork.
> Isolate and fill, if required, screw and nail heads using a filler that adheres
appropriately and does now powder.
> Use Vescom adhesive 3000 with non-breathing (permanently sealed) substrates
such as pre-treated or galvanised metal, plastic and painted surfaces. Untreated
metal must be pre-treated in advance.
> The substrate’s temperature must be at least 10°C. The construction moisture level of
the substrate may not be more than 6%.

> We recommend applying the Vescom primer/sealer using a square brush.
> The wallcovering will be easier to remove after a length of time by using an
undiluted Vescom primer/sealer.

Vescom adhesive
Only use Vescom adhesive to obtain the best results.
We recommend using Vescom 2000 adhesive for the Digital Wallcollection.

Stir the Vescom adhesives appropriately before use. Vescom 2000 adhesive may be
diluted by at most 6% depending on the conditions such as, for example, the
temperature and/or the state of the substrate and the wallcovering type. Always seal
the adhesive packaging correctly. Shelf life: 9 months.

Use a square brush in corners, the ceiling and the skirting and use a short-pile synthetic
sheepskin roller for wall surfaces. Clean tools using water.

Adhesive application
Vinyl qualities with a non-woven rug: 5-6 m2/kg.

When the correct position of the drops has been determined at the top and bottom sides. B). General processing General: The wallcovering must be processed in order. of course. Position drop no. skirting and comer by a few centimetres. only have this overlap on the right and. Allowance and overlap All Digital Wallcollection prints are supplied with a 5 cm allowance on each side to absorb small deviations in sizes. printed (overlap) on both the left and right side so that the individual drops can be perfectly aligned with regard to each other. Cut the crepe tape carefully (fig. The material must be stuck by at least 20 cm more when it involves an outward corner. Place the drops on the floor overlapping each other. Use both halves of the crepe tape as a guide to position the drops correctly on the wall (fig. 3 additional centimetres are. conversely. The drop ends in the corner when it involves an inward corner. The drop that will be hung most to the left will. Next. stick crepe tape on the overlap in-between the drops. Cut and separate the drops and remove the white edges. Apply adhesive to the substrate (drop width ± 20 cm) using a short-pile synthetic sheepskin roller. temperature. .Vescom primer/sealer Dilution Consumptio n Normally absorbing substrates 1 part of primer/sealer and 10 m2/L 3 parts of water Strongly absorbing substrates Undiluted 7 m2/L The above consumption is indicative and will strongly depend on the substrate conditions.e. Add a plumb line (using a black graphite pencil) in such a way that the material overlaps the starting corner by 3 cm. Follow the supplied drop plan. overlaps) at the ceiling. air humidity and wallcovering type. The Digital Wallcreator takes these conditions into account when determining the drop plan. smooth the material using the smoother in the length direction of the drop on the wall so that the air in-between the material and the substrate is completely removed. the most right drop will have it on the left. A). 1 on to the wet adhesive against the plumb line so that the material continues (i. moreover.

vescom. please contact your supplier. Position the base of the Vescom cutting device on the wall behind both drops and cut both drops in the vertical . Important Delivery mistakes can be determined after having hung 3 drops. Remove the bottom strip after cutting. Close the seam and smooth the created space using a smoother. Cut the allowance at the ceiling and skirting using a smoother and Stanley knife after having hung 3 or 4 drops. release the first drop ± 10 cm at the seam and apply adhesive extra thinly. Make a vertical cut of ± 4 cm at the ceiling through both overlapping strips using a Stanley knife. www. Later claims cannot be accepted. Technical and other data in these instructions apply as from the date that these instructions have been published and will remain in force until new instructions are published. Ensure that the overlapping strip is kept tight.Installation Digital Wallcollection designs Once adhesive has been applied to the substrate for the second drop. Paste the second drop dry and overlapping on the 1st drop and smooth in the same way using a smoother. Maintenance Consult the “Vinyl wallcovering cleaning advice” brochure for information on Vescom Digital Wallcollection maintenance. Surplus adhesive residue must be immediately removed using clean water and dried. Should you find defects.