What’s the best media for your Sign & Display application?

By Omer Shoham
August 20, 2019

A comparison between Polycarbonate, PVC, Acrylic & PETG


Learn how to pick the clear media that is most suitable for your Sign & Display application.

Polycarbonate, PVC, Acrylic & PETG are all clear rigid media widely used with Sign & Display applications, for printing, display units, signage, etc. Although they are all clear and look alike, they vary in other physical properties that affect a lot their fit for different applications. Critical parameters like their ink adhesion, compatibility with laser cuts, labeling adherence, impact resistance, etc.

 

The below diagram reviews the critical criteria for printers, sign makers and display units manufacturers, from an application perspective. Further down the page, this diagram is backed up by lab test results. 

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Palram Industries Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of semi-finished extruded thermoplastic sheets. PALSUN, PALCLEAR, PALGLAS are Palram’s clear rigid substrates which been mentioned above. Click For a free sample kit of the products-

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Omer Shoham

About the Author:
Omer Shoham

Omer is the WW Graphics Business Manager at Palram. Through collaboration with printers and media consumers, he understands their professional pains and needs. He believes that keeping close to the end user and being creative is key to providing innovative solutions to the market.

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