We offer many types of sign, this page will give some general information on the different types, we hope this will help in choosing the correct option for your specific requirement.
Things to consider
What Shape would you like the sign to be, will it be landscape or portrait.
What Material will it be made from. Acrylic sheet or metallic faced Dibond.
How will the lettering be applied, vinyl self-adhesive graphics or engraved into the surface or you could have cut out letters that are bonded to a backing panel.
How will the sign be fixed to the wall, screws with cover caps or stand off sign studs.
Two Layer Sign
This sign can be made in any of the available shapes. The front panel is clear acrylic with reverse applied vinyl graphics or the surface can be engraved, the rear panel can be coloured Acrylic or Dibond. The two panels are separated by a stand off sign stud.
Single Panel Sign
This sign can be made in any of the available shapes. The sign can be Acrylic or Dibond with surface applied vinyl graphics or the surface can be engraved. There is also the option to have acrylic letters cut and stuck to the sign panel. This sign can be fixed directly to the wall with screws or use sign stand off studs to raise it forward.
This sign can be made in any of the available shapes. Dibond is a composite material, metal front and back with a plastic core. We engrave through the top layer to reveal the black core.This sign can be fixed directly to the wall with screws or use sign stand off studs to raise it forward.
Plastic Laminate Signs
Plastic engraving laminate is generally a layered material. The front surface is the visible colour of the sign, then by means of engraving the underlying layer is revealed this becomes the colour of the lettering or logo. The laminates are available in a host of colour combinations and various thicknesses.
Metal signs will last a lifetime, brass can be machined to the size required be it rectangular or an irregular shape. Lettering and logos can be engraved into the surface and then filled with colour. Brass will tarnish with age, this can be a desired finish or the sign can be sprayed with a clear lacquer. In years to come the lacquer may need to be re-applied.
Acrylic sheet is one of the most popular materials for signmaking.
Ease of machining
Engraves and CNC cuts well
Durability & weathering
Accepts vinyl lettering
This example is 3mm white acrylic laser engraved and filled in mat black enamel.