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Casting Letters for Concrete Pavers + Walls

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Casting Letters for Concrete Pavers + Walls

Concrete casting basics   First we'll cover what concrete casting is in the most basic terms, then we're going to look at how you can cast concrete with your custom mold. What exactly is concrete casting? Concrete casting is a process which involves creating or using a mold or form to contain and shape freshly mixed concrete. Once the form is ready and the concrete mixed, the concrete mixture is poured into the form and left to cure in a controlled environment. After the concrete 'sets', it may be transported to the construction or final site and lifted into place, or if cast in...

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Masks, Shields, Safety Banners and more

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Masks, Shields, Safety Banners and more

Spread the Love, Not the Germs Here's a few helpful links.Keep customers and staff informed and safe with custom face masks, shields, signage and stickers. Call attention to local and state mask regulations with items such as Custom Decals, Window Clings, Inexpensive Coroplast Signs, Barrier Shield Banners and Banners. As we all learn and adapt with the new norms, posting reminders is important for any business. Face mask signage is most commonly used in high traffic areas like grocery stores, restaurants, schools, hospitals, and other public areas.Shields may be effective barriers in gyms, offices and reception areas when used with other cleaning and filtration devices....

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Basics of DIY Sign Design, a checklist

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Basics of DIY Sign Design, a checklist

Basics for sign design: A checklist for testing your ads and signs    The primary purposes of a Sign or Ad: To attract, to inform, identify or (as an Ad) to motivate.See our free review details below.Does your sign pass these eight simple checks?If you're shopping for a sign or to have someone design an effective sign for you, use this to check the design before purchase. Let's get started!   The Squint Test: Hold the sign or layout before you and squint. Can you make out what the sign says when you squint at it through your almost-shut eyelids? If not, your...

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National Park Service Signs

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National Park Service Signs

National Park Service SignsWhat are NPS signs? The signs we make are digital high-pressure laminate signs (dHPL) and porcelain fired enamel signs. Both are rated for prolonged outdoor sun exposure and are popular at parks, zoos, airports, civic venues, museums and increasingly as semi-permanent architectural component signage and walls. So how are they different? The dHPL signs are digitally printed and laminated onto multiple layers of a substrate that is made to be vandal-resistant and weather-resistant. Based on the elaborateness of the designs, it's usually less costly to create a dHPL sign. The porcelain enamel signs often last longer but are prohibitively expensive for...

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Bus Advertising Signs, inside and outside of buses and on bus stops

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Bus Advertising Signs, inside and outside of buses and on bus stops

Bus Advertising Signs There are three categories of sign types listed here. Look up which one most closely resembles what you seek or contact us for an estimate for your bus signs printing project.  [1] Rigid Metal SignsPopular for bus stop pole signs, these are usually printed on a coated reflective substrate like aluminum or alumicore (aluminum over a plastic core sandwich). Reflective finishes for nighttime illumination from headlights, is available in three grades ranging from Engineer to High Intensity and Diamond grades, with Diamond [DG] being the most reflective and Engineer being the least reflective.3M has a short video on the differences in...

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