An Introduction to Sign Substrates
Sign printing substrates print material comes in a variety of weights and configurations. Knowing which types are best for which applications is key to making sure the job is done right.
- Application There are a wide variety of signs that we can make for clients. In addition, the type of sign company that you wish to build will determine the types of materials that you should have on hand. This section is dedicated to exploring the differences between sign making materials.
- Environment Please note that every type of material (or substrate as it is called in the sign industry) usually comes in a wide variety of sizes, colors, thicknesses etc. Printastic only offers premium products with a primary focus on quality and customer satisfaction. There is always a “cheap alternative” available and the end result is lower quality.
The right sign substrate for your project and requirements is determined by a combination of the two factors listed above: application and environment. Which one is right for you? The answer to that question is dependent upon the intended uses and application of the sign. Different types of matierals are more strongly suited to specific applicaitons than others. Below we will discuss the different options that Printastic offers, along with the pros and cons of each.