Opening a physical store: 6 types of displays

6 Types Of Displays You Should Know About

If you are looking to set up an advertisement signage of your business, you need to consider the type of display material that will be used for it. Many factors like cost, durability, color quality, etc. play a role when determining the ideal display material. But above all, you should have a clear idea of the options available in the market. Below, we look at the various display materials usually used by most businesses.

Foamcore

A foamcore signage can be mounted without a frame and is ideal for indoor displays. Foamcore prints generally tend to be excellent when it comes to displaying the vibrancy of colors. They are printed using UV ink which is highly resistant to abrasion and fading. The foamcore prints will have a matte finish which gives off a high quality vibe. It is also a very economical choice when compared to other displays. It is lightweight, but without sacrificing any rigidity, and is one of the best options when it comes to displaying large advertisements.

PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is known to be a highly durable material, which makes it suitable for advertising in conditions where the signage will come into contact with rash elements. It is also waterproof and is, therefore, an ideal material to use for outdoor advertising during the rainy seasons. You can choose from two types of PVC displays – white or black. While white PVC displays are well known for the striking images which can be printed on them, the black PVCs are known to be much more durable.

Styrene

Styrene is known to be extremely lightweight. When compared to a PVC, they are thinner and also much cheaper. For businesses looking for a low cost advertising display that can be mounted to easily, styrene is a good choice.

Acrylic

They are good for displays that need to look glossy and shiny. They are more durable than ordinary glass. As such, you can easily use it as an outdoor signage. They are highly resistant to weather and therefore is an ideal choice for people looking for a long lasting display. Acrylic is also far easier to install than other options.

Gatorboard

These are created by placing an extruded polystyrene foam board between two layers of wood veneer. Like foam boards, they are lightweight and make for an ideal material for indoor displays. Though Gatorboards are not naturally water resistant like PVC, a special water coating can be added to resolve the issue.

Dibond

A Dibond consists of two aluminum facers placed on either side of a flexible core. The resulting Dibond display is extremely smooth and promises a longer life than other displays. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor displays, Dibonds require very low maintenance. Together with foamcore boards, Dibonds offer an economical option for display advertisement. Plus, both sides of the board can be printed.

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