Repeat steps (3), (4), and (5) above, in order, for each remaining character in the desired marking. Place
the left edge of the application tape against the right edge of the preceding application tape (see figure 6-7A).
When the entire marking is properly positioned and applied, remove the application tape. Start at a corner
and carefully peel each application tape back, flat against itself (see figure 6-7B).
Roll the characters again to insure firm adhesion.
Figure 6-7. Letter or Numeral Application
6-10. VEHICLE NATIONAL SYMBOL MARKINGS
This paragraph is concerned with the application of the National Symbol (star) to vehicle surfaces. This method
applies to National Symbols made of vinyl material.
The National Symbol markings are available in various sizes from six to 36 inches (measurement between
The vinyl material National Symbol is applied directly to the equipment surface without the use of water or other
solvent to activate the pressure sensitive adhesive. The symbol is mounted on a protective liner with the symbol face
covered by a premask tape.