Detailed information on the types of common sign materials used.
Acrylic sign: Acrylic signs are made of an extremely versatile plastic sheet with a glossy finish, which is also known as Plexiglas. Acrylic is the perfect choice when you want signs with a sophisticated, high-tech look. Highly durable and available in a variety of colors, acrylic is often used for illuminated, architectural, tradeshow and point-of-purchase signs.
Aluminum sign: Lightweight, yet sturdy, aluminum is a great choice for outdoor signs. It comes in a variety of colors, and with a baked enamel finish, is highly durable, weathering the elements without rusting.
Coroplast: Ideally suited for a wide variety of indoor and short-term outdoor uses. Corrugate plastic, also know as Coroplast is a versatile, extruded twin-wall plastic sheet that comes in a variety of colors.
Di-Bond sign: A rigid, durable aluminum composite material consisting of two pre-painted sheets of aluminum bonded to a solid polyethylene care.
Foam Board sign: Polystyrene foam sandwiched between a paper surface. Great backing for posters, maps, charts and photos as well.
Magnetic sign: are a low cost alternative to lettering directly on a vehicle. Because a customer can easily put them on and then remove them, they are extremely popular for many small businesses.
Metal sign: Metal signs are sturdy and weather-resistant, making them a great choice for outdoor use. A baked enamel finish gets your message out in an attractive and durable format.
Neon sign: They are electric signs lighted by long luminous gas-discharge tubes that contain rarefied neon or other gases. They are the most common use for neon lighting.
PVC sign: Expanded PVC (polyvinyl chloride), also known as foam PVC, helps you project a high-quality, professional image.
Sandblasted and Carved Wood sign: Wood signs offer a classic look and excellent durability.
Vinyl Banners: Durable vinyl banners and nylon-reinforced vinyl banners for your promotions, special events, grand openings, and sporting events.
Wood sign: Wood signs give a classic look and excellent durability. There are a number of various materials available along with traditional wood: MDO – (Medium Density Overlay) is dense plywood with a very thin paper film on either or both sides.