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Reflective street signs

Discussion in 'General Signmaking Topics' started by klingsdesigns, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Very Active Member

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    Looking for where I can find the blanks for reflective green street sign. 6x24 or 6x30 or 9 inch tall ones too.

    What is the difference?
    engineer grade reflective
    high intensity reflective
     

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  2. Malkin

    Malkin Very Active Member

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    Take a look through the Grimco catelogue, Lots of options, reasonable pricing.
     
  3. signage

    signage Major Contributor

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    If these are street signs you need to follow the Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devices!
     
  4. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Very Active Member

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    The guy told me i just had to make sure it was reflective. What is the difference between.
    engineer grade reflective
    high intensity reflective
     
  5. Rick

    Rick Certified Enneadecagon Designer

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    This is a code sign and must conform to certain specifications.
    One is the size of the lettering to the speed limit...
    Typeface...
    Color...
    And reflective specs.

    Typical engineer grade vinyl is not compliant to MUTCD on a street name sign.
    The whole panel has to be reflective, the high intensity film is what you need. So you would get a blank that has the correct reflective on it, then get the 3M trans green film and cut out the lettering and apply that to the panel.
     
  6. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Very Active Member

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    Whats the best place to get a hold of one of these? Grimco was stated, any other good places?
     
  7. TheSnowman

    TheSnowman Major Contributor

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    Newman Signs has them too.
     
  8. klingsdesigns

    klingsdesigns Very Active Member

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    Thanks
     
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