Category Archives: Sign Business

[Video] UltraBoard™ Plus PVC Foam Core Board Product Overview

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The most rigid foam core panel available, UltraBoard Plus features PVC facers making it moisture resistant, lightweight, warp resistant, and durable. An excellent alternative to cheaper, conventional materials like plywood. Advanced adhesives adhere foam core to facers, insuring a durable and permanent bond.   Thickness Size Color Cutting Compatibility Durability 1/4” 1/2” 3/4” 1” 1-1/2″ […]

[Video] UltraBoard™ White DP Foam Core Board Product Overview

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UltraBoard White DP (Digital Printing), is a lightweight structural panel of rigid polystyrene foam core faced on both sides by ultra white poly coated Kraft paper. Advanced adhesives bond core to facers forming permanent adhesion that insures durability. Polymer coated Kraft paper facers have been specially developed to provide an excellent surface for painting, silk […]

Printing United 2019 in Dallas, TX – Visit UltraBoard by Registering Here for Your Free VIP Pass

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PRINTING United is just around the corner! If you are planning to be in the Dallas area, please stop in and say hello to the UltraBoard team at booths #8260 & 8360. Use our promo code 83143 for a FREE expo pass!

[Video] UltraBoard™ Classic Foam Core Board Product Overview

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UltraBoard™ Classic Foam Core Board Product Overview UltraBoard Classic is the top-selling polystyrene faced foam core substrate in the USA. UltraBoard Classic consists of a polystyrene foam core board between two rigid sheets of polystyrene. Ideal for Painting, Screenprinting and Latex & UV Digital Inkjet Printing. Thickness Size Color Cutting Compatibility Durability 3/16” 1/2” 3/4” […]

5 Great iOS Apps for Sign Companies to Utilize

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Is Your Sign Company Using Apps? We use our iPhones on a daily basis for everything ranging from checking sports scores to controlling our HVAC systems. But are we missing some opportunities for them to make our everyday work life easier? We’ve put together 5 great apps that we recently reviewed that may help simplify […]

Why Pay More for Premium Sign Substrates?

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Should My Sign Company Pay More for a Premium Sign Substrate? Is It Really Worth It? Is paying more for a premium sign substrate really worth it? This is a question we frequently hear form sign printing companies when considering sign substrates. As a sign shop owner your greatest concern is always your bottom line […]

How to Avoid Fingerprints On Signs by Maintaining Surface Energy

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Clean Sheets Avoiding fingerprints on signs begins with a clean substrate to guarantee ink adhesion. Whether you are printing with UV or latex inks, the surface of your substrate must be maintained from unboxing until the substrate passes underneath the printhead and ink is applied to the surface. Several factors are key in insuring that […]

Combating Static On Styrene Faced Sign Substrates

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Signmakers Wage War On Substrate Static An ongoing war is waged daily between large format printers and substrate static electricity generated by styrene faced sign materials. We have witnessed battle scars ranging from edge overspray to ghosting lines in prints caused by static fields misdirecting ink droplets as they leave the printhead and travel to […]

UV Degradation and Yellowing Sign Substrates

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What is UV Degradation? UV degradation can be a primary factor in signs substrates yellowing over time. The simulation shown easily demonstrates how other styrene facers can quickly degrade and yellow simply from exposure to interior lighting. UV degradation occurs due to oxidation of polymers within the plastics that make up sign substrates. Substrate yellowing […]

Visit UltraBoard at SGIA 2018 in Las Vegas

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We are only a few weeks away from SGIA 2018 in Las Vegas! This years show will feature over 550 exhibitors and is sure to be a grand exhibition! Join one 25,000 registrants to see the hottest new technologies and innovations to available to the sign & graphics industry. For your convenience here is the […]