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Sign Glossary E

Need to know the definition of a sign type, material and/or process? Have a read through our extensive Signs Glossary.


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Electric Sign

Any sign containing or using electrical wiring.

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Enamel Paint

Typically an air dried oil based paint.


Marking into the surface of a material, usually, brass, aluminium, stainless steel, acrylic, Metalex® etc. Laser, rotary, chemical and sandblasting are common methods.

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Etched Film / Etchmark®

See frosting.

Externally Illuminated Sign

A sign that is illuminated by a light source that is directed towards, and shines on the face of a sign, usually spotlights or floodlights.

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The process of molding plastics, acrylics and aluminium into sheets, rods, or other shapes by forcing the it through a die, forming it into the desired shape.

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