What is a Sign?

Comparison Chart for Materials

Outdoor Materials

Indoor Materials


What is a sign?

The prototypical “sign”. a single or double sided graphic applied to a rigid background. Products suitable for indoor and outdoor applications. Signgrafx signage is built to last.

There are a number of materials that a sign can be made from. Durability, ability to be used outdoors, thickness,  and price are the main attributes that are discussed when attempting to determine what materials to make your sign from. We’ve included some handy tables  below to help you make those determinations. Outdoor quality materials are made to withstand constant UV exposure and rain while indoor signs are made from less durable materials and are usually more suited to detail printing and economy.

Of couse nearly any SignGrafx sign can be double-sided.


The materials we currently offer are:

  • Gator Foam
  • Aluminum
  • PVC board
  • Corrugated Plastic
  • Foamcore
  • Posterboard
  • Plywood
  • Styrene


Comparison Chart for Materials

Below is a comparison of the products we offer and what they are commonly used for.


Comparison of Materials:

Commonly Used Outdoor Sign Materials


Commonly Used Indoor Sign Materials


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