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Looking for a 30x72 inch blank sign material

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I have a customer wanting 4 logos for their business interior and I can't find a blank to put it on. Painted white aluminum would be best but some type of white plastic would probably work as well. I think I could get by with 30x60 inch blank, but 30x72 would be better. Any idea where to find a blank that size or an affordable place to get a few custom made?

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Corrugated plastic comes in 4'X8' sheets.  Then you cut it down to size.  https://www.grimco.com/Catalog/Products/InteproCorrugatedPlasticPanels or https://www.uscutter.com/Corrugated-Plastic-Sign-Blanks-Standard-Grade-4-x8-x4mm-50-Sheets .  Home Depot sometimes carries stuff like this.

You can get aluminum sheets at 4'x8' too and cut down.  Helps to have a machine that can cut them.

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2 hours ago, slice&dice said:

Dude, you're kidding, right?

Is this a dumb question? Sorry, I don't do signs very often but it seems like every company only carries popular sizes, with 24x36 usually being the largest.

1 hour ago, dcbevins said:

Corrugated plastic comes in 4'X8' sheets.  Then you cut it down to size.  https://www.grimco.com/Catalog/Products/InteproCorrugatedPlasticPanels or https://www.uscutter.com/Corrugated-Plastic-Sign-Blanks-Standard-Grade-4-x8-x4mm-50-Sheets .  Home Depot sometimes carries stuff like this.

You can get aluminum sheets at 4'x8' too and cut down.  Helps to have a machine that can cut them.

Thanks. I don't think corrugated plastic would look nice enough. I thought of aluminum but I don't think I could cut it and have the edge come out looking perfect.

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Not sure how a blank white surface can not look nice enough.  It's blank.  If you don't what the corrugated plastic, don't want to cut your own aluminum, then maybe you should just outsource to someone that can cut it.  You might go foam board like gator board.  https://www.gator-board.com

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Use sheets of DiBond or MaxMetal (Grimco).

I cut them down to whatever dimensions I need from 4x8 with a utility knife (score the face of the material and then bend it/snap it off)

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Thanks guys. I think I can get them to go with acrylic.

Maybe I should have explained better. It's a permanent fixture featuring the company logo in their very fancy lobby.  Coroplast won't work and gator board looks iffy although gator board has some other products... that seem to be only available in multipacks that run upwards of $2000 for one of the materials I thought would be perfect.

I have several sheets of aluminum composite that's more or less the same as DiBond/MaxMetal and have made several signs with a utility knife, but the edge is never perfect. It's good enough for most things but not really great for the interior of a fancy pants company. I could get one made at a metal shop, but I'd have to paint it myself, then probably have to wet sand and buff it. Ugh.

I just assumed this was something you all probably ran across often and had just the place for premade custom sizes.

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