Custom Metal signs: Brushed, Dibond & Aluminum signs in LA

Display the name and logo of your company both indoors and outdoors with high-quality custom aluminum signs.  Display your message on metal signs via printing or engraving.

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Custom metal signs have a resilient and industrial look. Aluminum or dibond metal signage conveys brand message, grabs attention immediately. It has the power to set the needed tone to the exterior and interior of your establishment.

If you are looking for custom aluminum, brushed or dibond signs in Van Nuys, LA, then you can choose local metal sign maker - Front Signs to get high-quality service. We found many creative sign solutions and uses of metal signage to your advantage. To best depict your business culture, we offer silver, gold, white and black aluminum & dibond sheets with matte, brushed, glossy or mill finishes.

Metal signs are an excellent choice if durability and flexibility are what you seek for your ad campaign or branding.

These elegant, brushed or matte aluminum or dibond metal signs can be displayed in any business establishment... or any other prominent location to give a presentable and solid look.
Metal signs elevate the interior and exterior premises and create a unique vibrancy. More often, can be seen as a lobby, hallway decor or a directional-wayfinding sign.
Furthermore, these signs are a popular exterior signage solution such as parking lot signs, building signs, and name plaques. It is preferred rustproof material to use as a warning or prohibition signs, security signs, etc.

Types

From the variety of materials like stainless steel, brass or bronze - aluminum and dibond are the most common types of metals used for signage industry for their untouchable qualities. Aluminum makes it a worthwhile material option to consider when you need permanent, waterproof and durable exterior sign.

Here at Front Signs we‘re experts at fabricating metal signs in a staggering array of styles and color options. Since there are a plethora of materials and finishes available, it’s easy to find the material which will complement your existing industrial space.

Custom aluminum signs are a popular choice because of their corrosion resistance, durability and longevity features. Due to its solid surface and perfectly smooth surface, this metal is an all-time favorite for Office signs, Directional Signs, etc.

Custom dibond signs are popular choice when extra panel strength and substantial exterior sign is required. Dibond or Composite panel is a polymetal with a dense core sandwiched in between two thin Aluminum sheets. Dibond metal has high rigidity & sturdiness without added weight.

Custom brushed aluminum signs are stylish alternative to plastic signs, compliant with your property and match your design. The brushed finish is obtained through the process of unidirectional polishing. It's the best metal finish to use in design and branding of reception areas. The signs come with UV protective laminate - layer providing extra longevity to the sign.

aluminum sign on building

aluminum sign on building

Building logo sign

These custom metal signs are manufactured and placed atop of building facade to give the arriving visitors a glimpse of the cutting edge design elements they will experience once they walk into your establishment.

Due to its superior corrosion resistance and the professional look, building aluminum metal signs add extra impact to the overall design.

aluminum world map sign

aluminum world map sign

Aluminum Wall Signs

Aluminum wall signs - a fabulous addition to your corporate branding- bespeaks office atmosphere and business philosophy of your company.

These metal letters for a wall are a great alternative to the time-honored and traditional wooden signs. This creates a sleek & professional environment. With the help of this signage solution, businesses use metal signs to realize internal partitions, false ceilings or general branding.

Brushed Aluminum Name Sign

Brushed Aluminum Name Sign

Custom Metal Plaques

For its solid appearance, Aluminum plaque falls seamlessly in a business environment yet serving its useful purpose when required.

Available in a variety of styles - these are perfect for building identification like address markings, department nameplates, personalized and even dedication plaques. A metal plaque has solid appearance at an affordable price point.

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Pan sign

Aluminum or dibond pan signs are extremely durable with great longevity. It gives exterior signage a distinct look and appeal in your local business community.

Establishments like restaurants, bars or pubs have these low profile signs affixed atop the building for extra brand visibility.

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Directional stand

Aluminum directional stand sign is located in a prominent outdoor area and has simplistic vibe and functions. Serving both as a directional and decorative stand - this metal stand comes with no limitations in terms of style, design, patterns and colors.

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Metal beer signs

Metal beer signs from aluminum or dibond came to replace the traditional tin beer signs - also known as enamel signs. Now, those are a great addition to any collectors and antique-lovers.
To complement the current needs of our customers, we offer modern metal beer signs in the style and old school illustrations. This antique and  retro sign can help you elevate your brewery or pub branding even further.

Aluminum Logo Signage

Aluminum Logo Signage

Custom vintage metal signs

Vintage metal signs come with naturally antique finish - modern and elegant addition to any interior and exterior design. It has striking impact and texture creates a unique vibrancy for lobbies, hallways, and other empty areas.

This classic antique advertising adds a touch of finesse and is treated to withstand the elements throughout the years.

Brushed Aluminum logo sign

Brushed Aluminum logo sign

Brushed Aluminum Logo Sign

It’s the contemporary alternative to create a modern and attractive internal design. Brushed aluminum finish is the ultimate choice for those who want to create an architectural sign presence.
In the interior signage sector - brushed aluminum logo signs are taken by a storm. It’s a favorite addition for law firms, medical facilities, work areas and other corporate and industrial companies.

 

 

 

Decorative Aluminum Signage

Decorative Aluminum Signage

Custom metal signs for businesses

Custom made decorative signs are a great addition to any contemporary premises. If you have an empty surface, metal signs will add gravitas and authority by creating eye-appealing and impactful signage.
It gives an air of prestige to your enterprise - unmissable glow to your brand! You can easily hit the competition with these premium grade signs.

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Metal Address signs

Custom metal address plaques do not detract from your brand style and exterior decor you have chosen. It brings out the solid and professional mindset and underscores your business culture.
Can be mounted on uneven surfaces like stone, wood or cement.

Its an exquisite signage - business necessary with an ultra modern look!

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Personalized metal signs

Here at Front Signs we proudly serve the business communities in and around LA, California. However, apart from corporates we have customers who want personalized signs in the shape of a heart, and not only…

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Engraved metal signs

With a comprehensive engraving technique, we are able to create a variety of etched finishes and textures. Engravings on a metal plaque may display the individual names, corporate messages or company logo.

 

Usage

Medical institutions like hospitals or dental clinics found multiple applications and diverse purposes for the custom metal signs. Metal signs can be fabricated to fit your needs and requirements. Aluminum letters, reception decorative signs and alike are very popular choices for business establishments. Metal signs are used for corporate and architectural signage to highlight your message, logo, or tagline and give luxurious appearance to your business signage.

Metal signage has professional and expensive look.  Moreover, combined with Vinyl lettering or printing, Aluminum business sign gives great results and adds more color to the white or monotonous looking walls. The Combination of aluminum and acrylic decorates many workspace interiors as a logo sign, directional sign and what not! Further areas of usage are construction and areas with extreme climate conditions.

For indoor applications, brushed signs with its beautiful appearance and fashionable surface creates a strong visual impact. Brushed metal signage is used as a door plaque, Window sign, decorative or directional board. It is the preferable choice for Commercial architecture: Building number plates, exterior letterings,, etc.

Apart from the business applications, the brushed metal signs are also used as a household decorative furniture. For example, brushed metal is used as a photo frame, gift, etc. Moreover, people use it as a house nameplate, directional sign, etc.

Advantages

  • Water and mouldproof & high resistance to corrosion and oxidation: aluminum & dibond is the longest lasting signage solution in the industry, will not rust like steel does
  • Lightweight among other metals, Dibond is even more lightweight compared to Aluminum
  • Brushed metal signs come laminated: extra protection for the graphics
  • Aluminum and dibond are rigid materials: do not rot, brittle or peel.

Printing

For maximum photo print quality, we at Front Signs use UV-based inks -popular choice for color-intensive graphics - create a hint of flamboyance. The printed graphics are dried under the LED curing system and from a matte surface. These graphics are protected against sun, dirt and water.

The printing can be done either on one side or two sides of the sigh, depending on your custom needs and requirements.

The digital printing capacities enable us to manufacture full-color logos, messaging or design elements and take the signage solution above anything done.

Dibond print
The face, where the prints are applied, is available in two colors: silver, white and NEW gold version.

Brushed print
The graphics are directly printed onto the golden or silver brushed surface. The bright parts are omitted from the printings leaving the brushed sheen finish visible. Later, the graphics are laminated to provide a layer of scratch resistance and thus ensure the longevity of the prints.

Finishes

Brushed Aluminum 3D Letters

Brushed Aluminum 3D Letters

Brushed silver

Silver - brass-effect brushed polish.

 

brushed aluminum warning signs

brushed aluminum warning signs

Brushed gold

Gold-effect brushed polish.

Specifications

Thickness: 0.032”, 0.040”, 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2”, can be customized

Design and shape: customized

Finish: mill, brushed, silver

Lifespan: 10+

Installation

Custom metal signs are easy to handle and install. Depending on the size and the difficult construction, it can be hung, framed, glued onto the other surface or posted.It’s simple to drill through and attach to the bolts if necessary. The standoffs especially create a dimensional sign – note that the brushed sign will stand minimum of 10mm from the surface it is attached.

Besides, they can be mounted on the concrete with screws for extra safety. Also, one can use zip ties to fix it to any base leaving no wiggles.

Usually, it the sign has moderate size, you can handle the installation on your own.  Here at Front Signs we offer installation services alongside with the manufacturing and 3D modeling. Our professionals are ready to for any tough or large-scale sign installation. We highly recommend trust our appointed specialists, who will fix the sign the best way for optimal results and time-saving manner.

For storage under an extended period, aluminum metal sign should be kept indoors in a clean, dry and dust free environment without any contact with other materials.
Avoid interference with sharp surfaces and chemicals.
The cleaning can be done with plain water and a dump cloth. After cleaning, the surface should be completely dried.

Related Products

PVC signsfor a decent alternative among plastics, PVC signs stand out among non-aluminum materials. They are much lighter, comparatively less expensive and serve their purpose for 5 years with proper care and placement.
Acrylic signshighly used as an indoor signage, Acrylic signs meet even the trickiest requirements. With the variety in color, shapes, transparency and workability these signs come great alternatives to metal signage.

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Materials

Aluminum

Aluminum

Brushed Aluminum

Brushed Aluminum

Dibond

Dibond

Reflective Vinyl

Reflective Vinyl

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Aluminum Signs FAQs

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What are Aluminum signs?

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Aluminum is strong, naturally extremely resistant to rot and corrosion metal. Compared to other metals, it is lightweight and makes the perfect choice for any indoor or outdoor branding signage. This a resilient material which looks great after years, comes with smooth polished finish and great print quality.
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What are some common Signs made of Aluminum?

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Aluminum symbol signs, name plaques and interior decorative artworks are the most popular signs our customers entrust us with. Not speaking of Channel Letters and Lightboxes, where Aluminum back and side constructions are required by law.
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What are outdoor Aluminum Signs used for?

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With the solid look, Aluminum metal signs have unending options of realization. Many companies choose this material for it is durable, rust and corrosion resistant and versatile in usage. Health, Dining, and other business establishments use Aluminum reception signs, Directional signs, Safety signs, Pylon signs and many more.
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What is the difference between Aluminum Mill, Brushed and Reflective Signs? Where can I use each of them?

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We offer Mill, Brushed, Glossy, Matte finishes for Aluminum signs. All three serve different purposes. Read the specifications of each of the signs and areas of applications in our blog post and choose the one based on your establishment layout and brand style.
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Aluminum or Dibond: Which one should I use for my outdoor sign?

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Aluminum and Dibond materials are durable and portable for outdoor usage. Dibond is a bit lightweight material compared to Standard Aluminum panel. Both materials give more resilient and industrial yet simple look.
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Are color Aluminum sheets available to the signage industry?

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Front Signs offers the Standard white, bright silver, black and gold colors of the Aluminum sheets. Also, we offer painting services, which means we can offer metal signs with any color you require.
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What is the Standard Aluminum sheet thickness?

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We offer Aluminum panel sheets with common 0.032” and 0.040”, 1/8”, 1/4”, 1/2” thicknesses. However, there are other available thicknesses in case you have special needs and requirements.
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How do I know which surface looks best Aluminum mill or brushed?

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Aluminum standard mill material looks like a vibrant – full color printed – brilliant artwork with a deep matte and semi-glossy finish. In case of Brushed finish, the clear parts of the sign have artsy Brushed background. Both have a metallic look and highly solid touch of professional branding.
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Can I have double sided printing on brushed aluminum?

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Usually Brushed Aluminum signs have one sided prints as they are fixed onto the wall with standoffs, command strips, etc.   We offer Custom Brushed Aluminum signs, which means you can order any sign with your custom requirements. Thus, your brushed metal sign can have double or one sided prints.
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Can Dibond have a Brushed finish?

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Dibond is comprised of Aluminum sheeting. Thus Dibond can have mill, matte and, of course, brushed finish.
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What is composite aluminum signs?

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Dibond - or composite aluminum is a polymetal with a dense plastic core sandwiched in between two thin aluminum sheets. The material is extra durable to outdoor elements and is more impact resistance than standard aluminum sheets. Most of the time Dibond is used for street signage or outdoor corporate branding.
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Do I need to worry about rusting?

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No. Unlike iron or steel, which experience oxidation, Aluminum material behaves differently. Its oxide - which looks nearly identical to standard Aluminum protects the material from oxidation. This is why Aluminum doesn’t rust and looks perfect even after many years of outdoor usage.
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Will the print fade or scratch?

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The Aluminum material itself is scratch resistant. Moreover, the UV inks are coated and have fade and sun resistant features. In case of Brushed metal signs, the artwork comes with pre-laminated layer - extra protective layer against sun, scratches and other major damages.
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Can I have double sided printing on brushed aluminum?

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Usually Brushed Aluminum signs have one-sided prints as they are fixed onto the surface with standoffs, command strips, etc.   We offer Custom Brushed signs, which means you can order any sign with your custom requirements. Thus, your brushed metal sign can have double or one sided prints.
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