Articles by Fabrication: Routing

Fully Reyclable Dispa® Paper Board Introduced to the Americas for Signs, Displays

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that DISPA® graphic display board – a uniquely laminated structure of embossed formed paper that is 100 percent recyclable – now is available in the Americas. DISPA® will be showcased at the 2019 ISA International Sign Expo April 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Show-goers are invited to stop by the 3A Composites USA Booth No. 1327 to view DISPA® samples.

Four Featured Artists Transform Dibond Into Unique Works Of Fine Art

Although traditionally an exterior signage material, Dibond continues to be integrated into the world of fine art. Its rigidity and smooth surface enables the material to be painted, mounted and cut with ease allowing a variety of artists around the world to utilize it. Each of the featured artists transforms the material, showcasing both versatility and innovation.
Howmac Dimensional Graphics Inc, Washington, Signage, Displays, 3A Composites USA, Gatorfoam Board

Washington Sign Specialists Have Used Heavy-Duty Gatorfoam Board For Three Decades

Gatorfoam has been the industry’s leading heavy-duty foam board for over 30 years, and one company has been using it since its creation. Howmac Dimensional Graphics is a family-owned and operated sign company in Sedro Woolley, Washington. The company has been serving the signage and display industry since 1987.

Game Boy Gets Supersized Using Sintra Expanded PVC Board

The joy of the late eighties came alive with a simple handheld video game device known as the Nintendo Game Boy. The 3.5” by 5.8” frame made the device the first handheld console in the Nintendo lineup resulting in a cult-like following and a wildly popular product for the video game company. A few decades later, and many new product releases, an engineering nerd with a dream, threw it back to the original game set.

Graphics Gurus, HVG, Wow Again With Show-Stopping Displays

Australian marking firm, Rodney Robertson & Associates were commissioned to design high-impact displays for automotive giants, Mitsubishi and Mercedes Benz. The displays needed to exemplify the brands not only in the content featured but also by the use of superior quality substrate materials. Geoff Sykes of Rodney Robertson & Associates states, “…quality signage can make all the difference…first impressions are lasting—a good sign stands out in a crowd and leaves a long-lasting, positive impression.”

Graphic Display USA How To: Cutting Sintra

Sintra® Material, an expanded PVC sheet product, can be cut using common methods for plastic materials. These methods include, knife cutting, sawing, and routing operations. Shearing with a guillotine shear is generally not recommended.