Letter Tiles for a changeable sign explained
Letter tiles for a changeable sign are made from a clear plastic. Black characters are printed on one side of the tile. Generally, the packs contain 175 individual letter tiles ready to go into your US style Sign. The selection of tiles used for a Changeable US Sign is carefully considered to maximise word building. So in essence lots of vowels and not so many ‘x’s.
The letter Tiles for Changeable US Sign – Material.
Letter tiles are produced from clear plastic or PVC . LPM 45, 33 and 22 Letter Tiles are produced from 400 micron plastic. LPM 08, which is largest of Our US style changeable letter tiles, is produced from 500 micron. This letter tile requires more thickness due to its overall size. Any lighter it would start to bend in the letter tracks.
We print Letter tiles using the print process known as screen printing. During this process hundreds of letter tiles are produced from one single large sheet of PVC. They are then guillotined down to a manageable size. Next, we cut them into individual letter tiles. Finally, the tiles are collated into set of 175 ready for dispatch. Red letters are also available in a number of the sizes.
A Letter Tile for your Changeable US Sign will bend, allowing the letter to be pinged into place. Pinging a letter tile into the Us Style changeable sign is is more efficient. Sliding the letter tile along the tracking can take up valuable time.