Sign Builder Illustrated contributor Jim Hingst writes: “From time to time, application tape will tear when you least expect it. When this happens the graphics can be trashed.
“Frustrated sign makers want to know the cause of these mishaps. There’s no one single answer why this happens. Application tape can tear when it is unwound for a variety of reasons.”
Jim has made a list of the possible causes and discusses them on his “Hingst’s Sign Post” blog.