Have you ever wondered what on earth that plastic cardboard looking signage is that you see everywhere? It’s called Coroplast and it’s an extremely useful type of stock that makes an excellent platform for loads of signage, which is quite prevalent now during election season.
Coroplast has proven itself to be a great choice for advertising messages, slogans, general information, business logos, election signs and much more. It is recognized around the world for its value and versatility and ever since it made its introduction on to the market, Coroplast has become a staple in printing and sign industries alike. It is light, durable, weather resistant, and relatively inexpensive which adds to its appeal and usefulness for a wide variety of people.
So, what is Coroplast made of?
Coroplast has a similar appearance to cardboard, lending to why it is often referred to as “plastic cardboard”. Which is actually not far from reality, the product is essentially made out of polypropylene or polypropylene copolymer plastics sheets. The sheets are extruded so that they resemble regular corrugated cardboard. However, in place of the wavy or curvy appearance of average cardboard, Coroplast is formed with square channels known as flutes. The flutes can run either horizontally or vertically depending on the use and the customer’s needs.
What does Coroplast get used for?
Coroplast can be used for a very wide variety of purposes ranging from shipping boxes all the way to point of purchase displays. Although, it is probably best known for its use in the general signage industry. Coroplast signs are good for both indoor and outdoor applications, however they are not exactly suitable for long-term outdoor signage. Coroplast is strong enough to withstand most weather but not the worst weather. It is also water resistant making it ideal even in damp, rainy or snowy climates. You will commonly see trades and service based businesses taking advantage of the versatility of the outdoor Coroplast road sign. With vertical flutes Coroplast can stand up on what is called an “h-stand” to be displayed along roadways and properties while taking advantage of a double-sided print. Other common uses are event signage, inserts for floor signs and A-Frames and real estate signs and toppers.
Running for political office? Without a doubt, one of the most effective and inexpensive ways of getting your name and message in front of your community and township is to use Coroplast road side signage. With h-stands or wooden stakes and the variety of sizes available, you can easily distribute your signs and have your team gather them up at the end of the campaign. Coroplast signs are a must for political candidates who want something professional, effective and still budget friendly.
How should my Coroplast sign look?
Coroplast can be cut to any sign size you require and it comes in a variety of colours, allowing for full colour direct printing or vinyl applications. Almost anything goes from a simple design with a simple message or let the creative juices flow with something more complex. Signs can be used to display your business name, advertise a sale, promote an event, provide directions or temporary information and so much more. With the ability to insert your Coroplast sign in to a frame or stand or hang via grommets it is no wonder this medium is so popular!
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