Sintra is a brand name for a type of rigid, lightweight, and durable plastic material known as expanded PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride). It is commonly used in various industries, including sign printing and display fabrication.
Benefits of Sintra in Sign Printing:
Is available in various thicknesses, ranging from 1mm to 19mm, making it adaptable for different signage applications.
Despite its rigidity, Sintra is relatively lightweight compared to other materials like wood or metal. This makes it easier to handle, transport, and install.
Is highly durable and resistant to weather conditions, moisture, and UV radiation. It does not rot, warp, or deteriorate easily, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor signage.
Has a smooth surface that can be easily printed on using different techniques, such as screen printing, digital printing, or vinyl graphics. It provides a consistent and high-quality printing surface, resulting in vibrant and detailed signage.
Easy to fabricate:
Can be cut, drilled, routed, and shaped easily, allowing for creative designs and customization. It can also be bonded or welded together using adhesives or heat, enabling the creation of larger sign structures.
Sintra is best used in sign printing for applications such as:
It is commonly used for indoor signage, including point-of-purchase displays, directional signs, trade show exhibits, and retail graphics. Its lightweight nature and printability make it ideal for creating eye-catching displays in commercial environments.
Due to its durability and weather resistance, Sintra is often used for outdoor signage, such as real estate signs, yard signs, building signs, and outdoor displays. It can withstand exposure to sunlight, rain, and other environmental elements without significant damage.
Its lightweight nature makes it suitable for creating hanging signs, both indoors and outdoors. Its rigidity ensures the sign maintains its shape and visibility even when suspended.
Can be easily mounted on walls or affixed to existing structures, making it a popular choice for wall-mounted signs. Its versatility allows for various sizes and shapes, enabling customized and impactful signage.
It’s worth noting that while Sintra is a commonly used material in sign printing, there are other options available, such as acrylic, aluminum composite panels (ACM), and corrugated plastic (Coroplast). The choice of material depends on factors like budget, desired appearance, installation requirements, and environmental conditions.
Sintra Signs have a wide variety of applications including:
- Presentation Signs (great on easels)
- Showroom Signage
- Wall Prints / Decor
- Point of Purchase Displays
- Sign Frames
- Promotional cut outs
What is the advantage of SINTRA board?
- Sintra PVC Board is completely waterproof
- Premium surface with a bright white matte finish for high quality printing results
- Is easy to cut and can be customized into any shape or size.
- The board is heat formable ad chemical resistant
- It is resistant to dents and scratches
- It is more durable and stronger than foamboard
- Sintra boards are not affected by UV rays and can resist moisture.
- No rotting or delamination
How much does a Sintra Sign cost?
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