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NON-SHIFT FRAMED ROLL UP CUT

Non-Shifting Roll-Up Pattern

The most common side window is the framed door window. Although framed door windows look like an easy installation process, there are subtle differences to take note such as felt gaskets, or dropping door gaskets which cause the door window to slope when its rolled down. The following provides you with the step-by-step process for installing window film on a framed door window.

Tools Needed: Spray bottle with cleaning solution, Olfa knife, Hard card, Paper towels, Squeegee, 1" Razor blade, White pad and Bone tool

Now that you have given the door window a good inspection and cleaning, it's now time
to cut the film in order to produce the right pattern to apply. Make sure measurements are exact so
the film can be easily installed. Please follow these procedures:


Step 3 – spraying film helps to anchor it

Step 7 – cut side edges
of film
Keeping blade angle at 45 degrees and level with top of glass makes even cuts.
Step 9 – cut top edge
of film
Spray outside of framed door window with solution to make it easy to move film around.
Place film on the outside of the framed door window (make sure factory edge is on the bottom and the liner is facing towards you) and cut a pattern with a 2" overlap all around to give yourself extra film in case of an error.
Anchor the film to the window by spraying the center of the film and squeegee from the center out to the edges.
Your first cut will be the bottom edge of the framed door window. Remember to use a new blade and cut at a 45-degree angle. Also, use your index finger on your non-cutting hand to push down on the film as you cut. Your finger will act as a guide to help cut a smooth and consistent pattern.
Cut from one end of the bottom to the other in one smooth motion. Next, cut one of the side edges (driver's side preferable) starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.
Next, slide your pattern down over the bottom edge and over the side edge that was just cut to create a 1/4" overlap. This will help prevent any light gaps upon installation.
Cut the remaining side edge starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.
Pull the film away from the bottom part of the window and roll down the window 3 inches.
Finally, cut top edge of the door window starting at one end and moving across the window in one smooth motion.
Remove film from outside of door window and place pattern onto clean trimming glass (hard coat touching glass) and trim off any bad edges.

Helpful Tips:
• Remember to always use a new blade and cut at a 45-degree angle.
• Use your index finger on your non-cutting hand to push down on the film as you cut. Your finger will act
as a guide to help cut a smooth and consistent pattern.







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