Vinyl is the mainstay of the signage business, being
relatively cheap, easy to work with and flexible enough to suit
most jobs. It is the material to fall back on when more exotic materials
are either too expensive or impractical to manufacture to the required
Vinyl is available in a huge range of native colours
from delicate pastel shades to bright and bold colours which grab
the attention and provide in-your-face impact. Or use plain white
and print your own bitmapped design onto it using any mix of colours
on one of our digital printing machines.
Vinyl lends itself ideally to sharp lines and accurate shaping such
as that required for lettering and logos and is used on a vast range
of signs from agency boards to vehicle graphics.
It is also the medium of choice for digital imaging - printing out
large bitmaps for application onto (usually) flat boards. Such bitmaps
may be anything from a Van Gogh reproduction to a computer-generated
artist's impression of a new shopping complex, and may range from
the size of a match box to the size of a house. The point is, once
the vinyl has been applied to the sign, it's practically impossible
to tell that it's vinyl - you'd swear that the image had been painted
directly on to the sign.
Because vinyl is so flexible it can be used in applications you
wouldn't at first appreciate. For example you may want stand-off
lettering to give that solid 3D effect, but you want the lettering
to be an unusual colour not available for 3D lettering... solution:
print the unusual colour onto vinyl and apply it on to the 3D lettering.
No-one will be able to tell that the colour isn't part of the solid