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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.

Channel Letters with Border Configuration

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 by John Baylis
What is a Border Configuration?A “border” configuration is another method for a vinyl application to change the appearance of a channel letter sign.The border name comes from the material placement – the vinyl is placed along the border of the letter face only (as opposed to a reveal vinyl configuration, which covers the interior of the letter face.)

What is a Reveal Channel Letter Configuration?

Posted on Jul 18, 2017 by John Baylis
What is a reveal channel letter configuration?A reveal configuration is a simple method to alter the appearance of a channel letter set.This configuration can create a memorable appearance when properly placed.A reveal configuration is simply a vinyl layer placed over part of the face exterior.This vinyl placement keeps the outside part of the letter acrylic visible but covers the center (see below.)