There are different kinds of materials used to make signs. Some of the materials used commonly are glass, steel, aluminum, wooden plates and boards. Signage made from woods is seen in recreational establishments. http://holmquistsign.se/
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MATERIALS USED TO MAKE
Since the last century, the technology used to make signs has drastically improved; today different synthetic as well as natural materials are used. Different kinds of materials are used to make signs around the world. Some of the materials used are mentioned below:
Steel and aluminum are the primary metals used to make signs and billboards. They are most commonly used to indicate direction on roads, highways and streets and other road signs like no-parking, restricted areas, places undergoing construction, etc.
GLASS ETCHED SIGNS
Signs made from glass have become quite popular recently as they are thought to exude a modern aesthetic while retaining a formal appearance. Glass signs for commercial purposes make use of glass etching or frosting techniques for lettering.
WOODEN PLATES AND BOARDS
Signs made from wood generally employ engraving processes. Sometimes, the wooden boards may be coated with materials like lacquer or varnish to lengthen their shelf life. Signage products made from wood are seen in recreational establishments like restaurants, hotels, clubs, etc.