Cleaning Guide for DPF 390 and Flexface FX V2

Graphics manufactured using DPF 390 or Flexface FX V2 vinyl provides maximum durability available today. Proper care of these graphics are critical to achieving the ultimate life and appearance of the overall decal. When cleaning vinyl graphics, best practice is to use a clear liquid detergent and water mixture. Recommended starting point for soapy water mixture is 1: 35 (detergent: water). Please stay away from strong solvents such as Acetone, Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK), highly acidic and alkaline cleaning chemicals. Pressure washing is also not recommended.

  • Soft brush, rag or sponge (Non-abrasive substance)
  • Water spray assembly
  • Water
  • Mild liquid detergent
  • Bucket for detergent solution
  • For Safety: Personal Protection Equipment
Manual Cleaning Procedures:
  1. Using clean water, spray graphics to remove loose dirt using low pressure garden hose nozzle.
  2. Using mild detergent water solution, wash the graphic with a soft brush, rag or sponge.
  3. Rinse graphic off with water and repeat step 2 as needed.
  4. If tar or oil remains on the graphic, spot clean with a rag dabbed with mineral spirits or citrus based household cleaner. Wash again with detergent and water to remove the oil based cleaner.
  5. To remove mold and fungus, use a solution of 1 part household Chlorine Bleach & 30 parts water.
  6. Finish the cleaning process by rinsing with clean water.