Our Rigid Signs
You don’t need to know anything about substrates and print processes – just ask. For those of you that are interested, please read on…
From lightweight hanging boards and estate agents boards through to permanent signage board or panels, we provide the most popular types online. Please call for other variants or for advice.
Display Board is a smooth faced recycled paper based board commonly used for indoor hanging boards and displays.
Correx is best know as estate agents’ boards and is popular for being low cost, lightweight and waterproof. On the downside it is easily crushed or bent along the flute and the flute lines remain visible through the print surface. If there is any light behind the sign the flute lines are particularly noticeable and can ruin the image – even more so with double-sided print. We use fresh material in order to ensure good ink adhesion which can be an issue with this material.
Bubbleboard is more expensive than Correx but prints so much better without flute lines or back-lighting worries and is also more robust than Correx panels.
Foamex is stronger and heavier than Bubble Board. Foamex is available from 2mm to 10mm thick to cater for small lightweight exhibition panels through to architectural signage.
Dibond (Alucobond) is a composite panel material made from aluminium alloy sheet and a plastic core. It is very strong, rigid and flat and provides an excellent print or mounting surface. Dibond is significantly more expensive due to the cost of the raw substrate and additional printing and cutting costs. It is available in colours,
All materials can be contour cut to shape but since the cost varies with the complexity of the outline as well as the thickness and density of the material. You will need to contact us to talk through the best specification and to provide a fixed price quotation.