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Where can I order sign frames for the outside signs on buses?

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Where can I order sign frames for the outside signs on buses?

Where can I order custom frames for signs on the sides of buses and trollies? Here are a few resources.

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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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Installing frames; basic instructions

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Installing frames; basic instructions

Note: For all vehicle installations:Use continuous weatherstripping or bead of silicone between frame and bus/truck wall to reduce the possibility of a wind gust causing an unplanned ejection of your sign insert. This is a potential liability, so be careful to seal all installations. Install with mounting method appropriate to the type of surface you are installing onto. You may want to consult a structural engineer to determine the appropriate self-tapping screws, bolts, rivets or other mounting method. Most installations include these steps, use them as a guideline and get professional assistance if you're not comfortable with installing the frame yourself. Alignment and...

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Sign Frames vs. Vinyl Graphics

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Sign Frames vs. Vinyl Graphics

What are the Pros and Cons of using  Sign Frames v. Self-Adhesive Graphics? You may be just starting out or a seasoned graphics, sign or marketing pro, so if you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments below or contact us. The basics: Outside bus and transit advertising is generally divided into one of two types: Self-adhesive graphics printed on vinyl, or printed signs on rigid panels in a sign frame. Whoa- aren't sign panels and frames from the 1960s? If frames are so "60s" why would anyone want to use sign frames? Yes, metal sign...

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