Aluminum is the most commonly used material in the signage industry due to its durability and rust-resistant properties, making it ideal for outdoor signage. However, depending on the look you're going for and where the signs will be displayed, other materials may be more suitable. Corflute is one of the most popular materials for store signs due to its lightweight, cost-effective and versatile nature. It can be bent or folded into any shape, allowing for unique screens that other materials can't achieve.
Corflute is also suitable for outdoor use, making it a popular choice for sporting events, festivals and more. It comes in two thicknesses: 3.3 mm and 5 mm. Medium density layer (MDO) is another material used in sign designs. It is made of plywood panels with a resin fiber fused to the surface, making it a tough material.
However, it may be prone to warping after several years. Corrugated plastic is a very versatile material that is used for a wide variety of objects, including signs. It can be easily printed, is very durable and lightweight, comes in several different colors, shapes and sizes, and is also resistant to chemicals and other external elements. Aluminum is another strong and lightweight metal that is widely used in industry.
It's malleable, so it's easy to make into any shape we need and it's resistant to corrosion. We use aluminum for architectural elements and walls, fingerprint posts, desk receptions, built letters and extrusions for banner frames. Acrylic is another material used for store signs. Manufacturers make the substance from a methyl methacrylate monomer and it is sometimes also called plexiglass.
Both materials are intended for permanent indoor use and have similar prices, so your decision depends on the type of finish you prefer. Retail displays are used to advertise and offer samples of specific new products and special offers in stores.