Technical specifications:

About

About

PVC is widely used material among sign makers. The material is great for indoor and outdoor applications. The versatility of the material allows us to make all types of signage from business to decorative.
Weather Resistance

Weather Resistance

PVC is all types of weather resistant, which allows it to be used not only indoors but outdoors as well. With proper care, PVC can last for more than 4 years.

Sizes

Sizes

The size of the material can be customized.

Thickness

Thickness

As for the thickness, we provide PVC material in the following thicknesses 1″,3/4”, 1/2,1/4,1/8”.

Colors, Finishes and Shapes

Colors, Finishes and Shapes

The natural color of PVC is white, but if needed we can paint it in your desired color. As for the finish, PVC has a matt finish. This material can be cut in any shape, thus you can order PVC in round, square, rectangular or any other shapes.

Functional specifications:

Usage

Usage

PVC is one of those materials that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Below see some signage samples that can be produced from PVC. PVC Hanging Signs This material can easily be used for making Hanging Signs for a variety of purposes. Hanging Signs are often used to warn, inform and show direction. Hanging PVC Signs can often be seen in various establishments as well as outdoor or indoor applications. Double-sided PVC Signs PVC is a material that can be used for printing on both sides, thus PVC Signs can be double-sided prints are available. These signs provide more visibility and are great for promotional purposes. PVC Stands This plastic material can also be used for making Stands and Displays. These can be office stands or tradeshow stands of various sizes and styles. PVC stands can be used for Real Estate and Yard Signs as well. PVC wall-mounted signs Brand name or logo can be printed on a flat PVC Sign which later can be fixed directly to the wall. Such signs are seen in offices or outdoors fixed on the building.

Services we provide for PVC:

Printing

Printing

For printing on PVC, we use printers with UV curing system. The printers use ultraviolet rays to dry the inks simultaneous to the printing process. This makes the printing more durable and sun-resistant. Thus, your printed PVC Signs will retain their vivid colors for a long period.

Painting

Painting

Front Signs provides painting services as well. You can choose your desired color and shade for the PVC. We offer a broad selection of shades, to be more precise 80.000 color formulas.

Cutting

Cutting

PVC can easily be cut in your desired shape. For cutting, we use a very accurate CNC Miller machine. The machine precisely cuts the material without damaging it. For thinner sheets of PVC we can use a digital cutter machinery as well.

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FAQs

What is the best material for Yard Signs?

Being an outdoor sign, yard signs require relatively durable materials such as aluminum for long-term usages, PVC and coroplast for mid-term usages and more affordable prices. The light weight and affordable price of Coroplast or Corrugated plastic makes it one of the most popular materials for yard signs. For more information get in touch with our specialists

What is the best material for Real Estate signs?

The answers vary depending on different criteria. If the durability is of more importance, the best material for real estate sign is aluminum. It serves as material for sign boards,bandit directional signs, hanging signs, etc. If you plan not to spend much money on real estate bandit signage, Coroplast or corrugated plastic is the best low budget option. It is still great and quite durable. If you need a more durable, but less costly sign than aluminum, then PVC is the best option.

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 I use both sides of PVC material?

Yes, PVC boards can be printed single or double sided. The prints from two sides make your sign visible in high traffic and grab attention.

Can PVC be used outdoors?

Yes, PVC is usually used indoors but you can use it outdoors for short-term applications. Compared with Foam board and Gator board that are like PVC in appearance, PVC is more durable and can be used outdoors for quite a long time.

What does PVC stand for?

PVC stands for polyvinyl chloride. It is synthetic plastic polymer and comes in different forms depending on the added plasticizers.

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.