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When Should You Specify a Digital Print instead of Vinyl?

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 by John Baylis
A digital print has both similarities and differences from a vinyl application. Both are adhesive materials that are placed on the letter or logo box face to alter the appearance of a channel letter set.However, a digital print has certain capabilities that a vinyl application lacks. First, while vinyl is typically used only for designs of three colors or less, a digital print can include as many colors as are...

When is Vinyl Your Best Face Application Choice?

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 by John Baylis
As a part of their new channel letter set, your client has just requested a two color design on the face of their logo box.Would they be better off with a simple vinyl application or a digital print? 

Why Should Your Client Invest in a Backer Panel?

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 by John Baylis
Why should your client invest in a backer panel?You’ve recommended a backer panel to your signage client for their reverse channel letter set, and they want to know why. What do you tell them?Channel Letter Set with Backer Panel

Use This for Better Reverse Lit Letter Results

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 by John Baylis
 Reverse channel letters have a hidden capability that may make your customer’s sign more effective. This post briefly details that capacity – and it can make a difference with your customer’s reverse lit sign.Single halo color letters are the most common configuration, and typically present an excellent appearance despite the use of just one color. White illumination is frequently specified, as this photo shows: 

What is a Full Cover Configuration?

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 by John Baylis
What is a full cover vinyl configuration?As was noted in our two previous posts, vinyl configurations can alter the standard appearance of a channel letter acrylic face.