The sign manufacturing industry creates signage for visual graphics created to display information to a particular audience. This is typically manifested in the form of way finding information in places such as streets or inside/outside of buildings. Applications include mechanical applications, such as conveyor belt rollers or bushings, graphical applications such as promotional signage, and see-through applications such as displays.
Advantages of plastics
The advantages of plastics in Sign Manufacturing are numerous. Plastics are much lighter than metal, which equate into better fuel economy and cheaper to manufacture parts. Additionally, the lighter weight aids in safer material handling. Plastics can be designed to be impact and dent resistant, and modified for improved strength. Corrosion resistance, color and texture flexibility, the economical components and aesthetics are other advantages of plastics.
Materials Utilized Within Industry
The sign and graphics industry commonly uses roll stock and oversized sheets, including Acrylic, Polycarbonate, PVC foam, Engraving Stock, Dibond, Sign Vinyl -OVERSIZE SHEET and ROLL STOCK.
Gatorboard® Polystyrene Board
No matter whether large or small format, as a dimensionally stable black laminating board or white digital/screen print board: GATORFOAM® shows uncompromising class in all applications.
VIVAK Copolyester Regulatory Information Sheet
VIVAK Copolyester sheet may lawfully be used as articles or components of articles intended for use in contact with food.
VIVAK® Cleaning Instructions
Techniques for cleaning VIVAK sheet based on standard industry practice.
Vivak® Thermoplastic Sheets
Easy to fabricate, form, bond and decorate, VIVAK Sheet is well suited for a variety of point of purchase and sign applications.
Vivak Matte PET-G
Vivak® Matte PET-G sheet is a clear matte surface sheet for non-glare requirements in a wide variety of applications.
DuPont Ink Jet Banner Media with Tyvek®
Rugged and durable; resists tears, fading and water damage. DuPont Banner Media made with Tyvek® exhibits excellent whiteness, brightness, opacity and color fidelity.
DuPont™ Tyvek® Print Media
Indoor and outdoor signs and banners made with DuPont™ Tyvek® print media are strong, lightweight and easy to handle, without fear of ripping or tearing.