Foamex board supplier – why you might need one25 May 2017
Let’s start with a description of what Foamex is. It is a PVC foam sheet material that is rigid and robust – the word “foam” is something of a misnomer really as it suggests a soft or spongy material, which couldn’t be further from the truth. The beauty of the material is that it is easy to cut, drill and glue, and can in many ways be treated as if it were a solid acrylic sheet.
So given these properties Foamex is absolutely ideal for signage, banners and display panels – as a result it is very widely used in the printing industry.
Let’s now drill down into its numerous advantages:
- we’ve already mentioned that it’s easy to cut, drill and glue
- it’s also easy to bend and shape, making it extremely flexible in its uses
- it is extremely durable, with a life expectancy typically around 7 years
- it is also both water repellent and waterproof, so it’s an excellent material for outdoor use
- it’s also lightweight, so it’s portable and easy to move around. Good news if you’re advertising at an event or show!
- this means that it’s easy to secure them to walls and stands etc. with simple adhesives – making them visible – and easy to detach them too
- due to its smooth finish the printing quality of text, images or graphics is excellent
- on top of all this Foamex offers excellent value for money
- and as if all that wasn’t enough – it’s also re-cyclable (along with most types of plastic) – so when it does finally come to the end of its life, you’re saving the planet too!
What a wonderful product, isn’t it? It comes in a variety of colours and specifications – and is used to produce high quality, impactful, engaging and visually pleasing signs and display products that in fact look a lot more expensive than they actually are! No wonder everyone is asking us about them …
Here at Essex Sign & Print
Essex Sign & Print is an independent limited company based in Billericay in Essex. We’ve been established for over eight years now, and already have numerous satisfied customers of all sizes and types.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our products, our excellent customer service, and the value for money that we provide.
Our mottos is “Small enough to care. Big enough to cope”. We love what we do, and we’re good at it. We’re flexible too – we’re always ready to help out if your requirements are unusual or if you’re in a hurry.
We supply a wide range of print products, specialising in wide format printing. To find out more about our Foamex boards, try the following link
As always we’ll be delighted to help and advise you.