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The New UltraBoard Barrier X – A Closer Look

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Today we’re taking a look at the new UltraBoard Barrier X protective aid and see some of the available configurations that can be created with it for different environments. Protective Barrier Shields for Public Spaces The UltraBoard X is an excellent social distancing solution for public spaces as it provides an additional layer in social […]

COVID-19 Preventative Barrier Aid Types | UltraBoard Barriers Overview

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How Does a COVID Barrier or Shield Help? OSHA’s guide for preparing businesses for COVID-19 recommends that workplaces with medium exposure risk to COVID-19 may install physical barriers or plastic sneeze guards to help aid in the prevention of transmission. In addition to face coverings, any additional layer of protection is ideal. We have designed several […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – How Sign Companies Can Help

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Slowing The Spread Of Covid-19 Following these simple steps can help keep everyone safe: Stay home, avoid travel and gatherings of more than 10 people. Social distance at least 6 feet Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Clean and disinfect […]

Extruded Polystyrene vs. Expanded Polystyrene (XPS vs. EPS) – What’s the Difference?

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What is Expanded Polystyrene or EPS Polystyrene Foam? Expanded polystyrene (EPS), is produced from small beads of polystyrene that are fed into a mold. Heat or steam is then applied to the mould which expands the polystyrene beads and fuses them together. The expansion process causes the expanded foam to fuse together in irregular patterns […]

UltraBoard Foam Core Sheet Layering for More Impactful Signs

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Foam Core Sheet Layering Recently at the Printing United show in Dallas, we received a lot of positive feedback on sign samples we created to demonstrate creations that can be made with UltraBoard foam core substrates. It was fun to see the response to a simple idea of layering artwork components with separate layers of […]

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 […]

UltraBoard Announces Attendance at GlobalShop 2019

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United Industries, Inc., manufacturers of UltraBoard foam core boards, is excited to announce their attendance of the GlobalShop 2019 Retail Design, Planning, & Merchandising Expo hosted at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. UltraBoard will be highlighting their new-to-market UltraBoard Lite economy foam core substrate, as well as their complete line of foam core substrates featuring paper, […]

Aluminum Foam Sign Letters – An Affordable Interior Signage Solution

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What Are Aluminum Foam Sign Letters Made From? UltraBoard Aluminum provides an excellent substrate for routing foam letters for interior signage including, retail displays, POP displays, tradeshow exhibits and more. UltraBoard aluminum features a lightweight structural panel consisting of a rigid polystyrene foam core faced on one side with anodized aluminum and one side with litho-grade […]