What is a Projecting sign system?
A projecting sign is a sign that projects or protrudes from a building at an angle, normally 90 degrees, these are often called a Blade signs, Protruding signs, Panel and Bracket signs and more commonly called a Projecting sign. This type of sign allows customers to see the business as they approach from distance from either direction on a road.
How are these types of signs made?
This type of Projecting or protruding sign system is commonly made from aluminium or steel, the fabricated style is to have an internal frame and cladded it with two aluminium trays giving a strong modern clean appearance which is able to take the worst the British weather can throw at it.
What other types of projecting or protruding signs are there?
We supply projecting signs made as panel and bracket sign systems which are also referred to as blade signs due to the thin panel that hangs from the bracket. The brackets are made from iron and coated black ready to hang any shaped blade sign panel which will then swing in the wind.
Where are these types of Blade and projecting sign systems used?
These types of projecting sign systems are mainly used on high street shops to maximise the visual appearance and presence of the shops for people approaching from either side of the high street.
Can these projecting signs be illuminated?
Yes they can be illuminated by various methods.
Most projecting or protruding sign systems used on shops are illuminated by different methods, this will depend on the council’s laws that govern your area, please check with your local councils planning office.
Most projecting or protruding signs are illuminated by trough lights which is an exterior light unit the sits on top of the projecting signs bracket, this is normally used for blade signs with a bracket. The other popular option is to stencil cut or fret cut projecting sign tray faces and internally illuminate via LED’s or florescent tubes. (see stencil cut systems for examples)
Are these systems expensive?
They vary pending what style projecting or protruding sign you want, when you compare the blade sign or bracket and panel signs to the aluminium/steel framed systems, blade signs or bracket and panel signs will be one of the least expensive systems. However there is no substitute for quality that a stencil cut projecting sign with aluminium/steel frame which gives you that modern professional look during the day, while giving you high impact at night your business needs.