Rwraps™ Clear Carbon Fiber car wrapping film is unique in the industry. Use it to add a semi-gloss, textured and embossed carbon fiber look to whatever you're wrapping. Rated for both indoor and outdoor applications this 3D Clear Carbon Fiber film can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Goes on clear for a seamless look and featuring the same air-release technology as our other...
Carbon fiber vehicle wraps are all the rage in the DIY vinyl wrap accessory scene today. These vinyl wraps are huge in the DIY car scene due to how versatile, inexpensive, colorful and intricate they are. The wraps can also be used for other projects such as on instruments for enhanced decoration or even on personal devices, like a cellphone. Many reputable brands manufacture carbon fiber vinyl wraps, but there are some differences that anyone looking to purchase the wrap should be aware of.
Not to be confused with carbon fiber sheets, carbon fiber vinyl wraps refer to imitation carbon fiber. Generally, you can find carbon fiber vinyl sold in rolls. It typically will have an adhesive backing to ensure that the carbon fiber stays attached to the surface where it's applied. Due to the adhesive qualities of the vinyl, the installation process is similar to placing a sticker on the desired surface.
Regardless of the style or brand of the carbon fiber vinyl film that you select, you can be confident that the vinyl has been manufactured for proper wrapping. What does this mean? Put simply, all of our carbon fiber vinyl wraps are made with some kind of air-release channels in their adhesives and are ultra-conformable, cast films. With these properties, you never have to worry about discoloration or delamination.
To help you decide between the different brands of carbon fiber wraps, you'll need to be aware of the top brands available. Below you can find find the top four brands of wraps in the industry today:
Each brand brings with them their own advantages. The right brand for you will come down to which one meets your needs the best. As you compare different manufacturers, you'll want to have all of the information in front of you. Consider the following advantages and possible drawbacks to each brand:
3M™ is the unquestionable king of wraps. This premium wrap film is 3.5 mil thick and is perfect for exterior and interior applications. 3M carbon fiber film features Comply™ technology, causing it to wrap around even the tightest of curves easily.
The following are some of the major benefits that make these kinds of carbon fiber wraps so popular:
There are a couple of possible drawbacks that some companies have when using 3M carbon fiber. The main drawbacks can be found below:
Supreme Wrapping 900 Series graphite weave films have all of the great qualities of the SW900 line with the added benefit of a textured weave. To help you decide if it's for you, you'll want to be aware of all the possible advantages and disadvantages associated with this type of carbon fiber wrap:
Below you can find the advantages of the AveryTM SW900 Carbon Fiber:
As you consider carbon fiber vinyl wraps, you'll want to be aware of the potential issues with AveryTM carbon fiber wraps. You can find the drawbacks below:
Next to Rwraps™, 975CR films have the largest portfolio in the industry when it comes to colors. In addition, some would even say that ORACAL® 975 Series vinyl wraps are the best-in-class when it comes to being DIY-friendly due to their unequaled 5 to 6 mil thickness.
Below you can find some of the top features that ORACAL® carbon fiber offers consumers:
Below you can find a primary criticism of the wrap:
Rwraps™ Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wraps add the look of increased horsepower and street cred to even the most questionable rides. In this respect, they're no different from 1080, SW900 and 975CA films. The major difference between Rwraps™ and these other brands comes in the variety of colors and finishes, along with a lower price.
The pros of these wraps include:
Some of the disadvantages related to Rwraps™ can be found below:
Wrapping your car often serves a couple of purposes. For one, you probably want to protect the exterior of your car from damage, but you also want your car to look good. The great thing about vinyl wraps is that they can do both.
For those who want their car to meet certain visual standards, there are many carbon fiber vinyl styles available and all will add to the visual appeal of your vehicle. Before breaking down the different carbon fiber wrap styles, it should be noted that styles such as 3D, 4D or 5D do not refer to dimensions but to the generation of carbon fiber wrap.
Though it would be quite an achievement if the wraps we carried transported vehicles to undiscovered dimensions, none of them have quite reached that level. However, they still are impressive in their own right. Below you can explore the different style available today and how they can help:
Carbon fiber wraps can be used just about anywhere and are rated for interior and exterior use. Here are some of the most popular applications our customers have used our films for:
Additionally, for vehicles, you have a variety of sub-applications that can help you customize your ride's look. For example, you can add full wraps, pillar trim or racing stripes to add some extra flair to your car. Also, you can use dash kits and interior trim, among many other options, to detail your vehicle.
If you're planning on purchasing a carbon fiber wrap for a vehicle, you've probably wondered about whether it's worth it. If you can upgrade your car with real carbon fiber, should you do it? Or should you stick to the wrap?
Carbon fiber materials are often used in exotic, high-performance vehicles. These drivers primarily enjoy carbon fiber due to it being so lightweight. Most carbon fiber materials will weigh less than their steel, plastic and sheet metal counterparts. Their light material translates into a car that's faster.
Other than improving the performance of their vehicle, many like the look of carbon fiber. For those who are primarily concerned about the way their car looks rather than making small tweaks to the performance of it, carbon fiber wraps offer many benefits over installing the real thing. The primary advantages of carbon fiber wraps can be found below:
If you're ready to invest in carbon fiber wraps, consider browsing our selection of carbon fiber films found above this post. We carry only the top brands used in the industry today, meaning that you can trust you're getting the best quality wraps for your needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us today!
Whichever brand, type, color and finish you decide to buy and whatever you end up wrapping, don't forget to submit your photos and reviews for our $20 Cash Back Rebate. We'll send you your rebate and post your pics to our site, Facebook and YouTube channel. So, what are you waiting for? Pick up a sheet or roll today!
At Rvinyl we pride ourselves on offering the widest
selection of colors, sizes and styles of carbon fiber vinyl
wraps anywhere. Choose from our high-gloss, ultra-realistic
4D Carbon Fiber films or our textured, semi-gloss 3D Carbon
Fiber vinyl. Buy by the foot in 12, 24 or 60 inch widths so
you never end up with more than you need and don't forget to
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