Technical specifications:

About

About

Gatorboard is a lightweight material often used to makes various types of signs. The material consists of a foam core bonded between two sheets of polystyrene.
Weather Resistance

Weather Resistance

It is not recommended for outdoor use, where it has a short lifespan.

Thickness

Thickness

You can order Gatorboard in the following thicknesses: 3/16", 1/4", 1/2", 1". As for the size, you can order the material in your custom sizes: the size of the sheet is 96”x48”.

Colors and Finishes

Colors and Finishes

Gatorboard has two natural colors both for the core and the sheets, these are black and white. If needed you can get the material painted in your desired color. This material has a complete matt finish.

Functional specifications:

Usage

Usage

Gatorboard is designed mainly for indoor use, where it has a lifespan of 10 or even more years with proper care. Below see some signage options that can be made with this material. 3D Letters Gatorboard can be cut in any shape, hence it is a great material for making 3 Dimensional Letters. With these letters, you can showcase your brand’s name in offices, business centers and in many other establishments. Printed Signs This material is perfect for printing. You can get printed Gator Board Signs for promotional as well as decorative purposes. Display the logo of your company or any other information on Gatorboard and spread your message. Also, you can print beautiful graphics on gatorboard to decorate any interior. Hanging Signs You can get printed Gatorboard Signs not only for wall-mounting, but for hanging as well. These Hanging Signs can be used for various purposes, such as giving information, serving as guidance or displaying the name and the logo of your brand. Double-sided Gatorboard Signs This material can be printed on both sides, this way providing more visibility. Double-sided Gatorboard is often used for making hanging signs.

Services we provide for Gatorboard:

Printing

Printing

You can get your Gatorboard printed with your desired graphics. We use only premium-quality inks, which are printed with UV curing printers. The inks are dried with ultraviolet rays during the process of printing, which makes the printing sun resistant.

Painting

Painting

If you want your Gatorboard material to be in other colors than black and white, you can use our painting services. Our painting Mathews machine provides 80.000 different color shades, so you can get Gatorboard material in your desired color.

Cutting

Cutting

You can order Gatorboard in any shape you need. We use a Digital cutting machine for cutting Gatorboard material. The machine works accurately without damaging the material.

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FAQs

What are the alternative materials for PVC?

For Outdoor applications, Acrylic, Aluminum are ideal alternatives to PVC. For Interior purposes, we suggest you choose soft materials such as Foamboard, Gatorboard, ultraboard, etc. To get more information about other materials like PVC, check out our blog on the comparison of PVC, Foamboard and Gatorboard signs.

Can you custom cut gatorboard?

Yes, our digital cutting machine allows us give different shapes to any material - let it be gatorboard, PVC, foamboard, etc. This means that you are free to design any type of sign for your business or personal use.

What’s the difference between Gator board and PVC?

PVC is foamed polyvinyl chloride and gatorboard is polystyrene. PVC can be used in indoor and outdoor applications, yet gatorboard is less durable and has shorter exterior lifespan. We have a whole blog post dedicated to the comparison of these two materials and plus foamboard.