One of the most popular types of lettering for organization facilities today is channel sign letters for lightbox signs. These letters are the neon letters that are prominently seen in service facilities and shopping malls that effectively draw in clients to their company.
These signs are generally extruded metal structures that include plastic faces, where its internal part is filled with neon lighting. The metal structures used in these letters are generally made of aluminum or steel. Of the 2, aluminum costs a bit more than steel letters.
Aluminum is lighter and does not rust
However, although pricey, aluminum letters never rust while steel letters tend to rust. This rust will then trigger stain damage to the surrounding wall and roof location of the business. Additionally, aluminum letters are lighter than steel and can be installed utilizing fewer installing components.
The built channel light is then installed with neon glass based on specifications after which the colored letter face is connected to the letter front. Specific letters are then wired to a transformer that lies in the raceway or behind the wall based on the picked installing method.
Different mounting techniques and lightbox signs
There are two methods to mount channel sign letters; they can either be mounted individually, directly on the wall or mounted upon a rectangle-shaped shaped sort of box called a raceway. Of the two, the separately mounted letters look, in the viewpoint of lots of people, much better than the raceway installed type of letters.
When individually installing letters, the mounting pattern is first laid on the storefront and then holes are drilled for both hanging letters and running electricity. This kind of installation costs more as it takes more time to install than raceway installing.
Raceway installing is generally performed in the factory where each letter is pre-spaced and then mounted on the raceway. This makes it simple to install the lettering as the raceway, and not the individual letters need to be mounted and wired to the wall.