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What is the best PVC Banner Material to use?

What is the best PVC Banner Material to use? What is the best PVC Banner material to use? Vinyl PVC banners are not the only material available to sign makers. Today banner substrate manufacturers offer a wide array of different materials in numerous colors. New material options include mesh, cotton, polyester, canvas and synthetic papers. With […]

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Happy New Year from us!

Happy New Year from EssexBanners! This is the first opportunity I’ve had to write a blog post, which is not about one of our products! In 2017 the website really ran away with me, now we have come to the end of the year I have promised to concentrate more one blogging in 2018. EssexBanners […]

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What is Foamex?

What is Foamex? So. What is Foamex I hear you say?! If you’re looking for a rigid, durable and lightweight sign, then why not try foamex? Despite its name, there’s no foam involved, just a board made from extruded PVC that comes in a range of thicknesses and is waterproof too. You can bend, cut, […]

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Paper Weights, What does GSM mean?

GSM?! So here is our insiders guide to paper weights. Lets start with something simple: GSM – what exactly does it mean? GSM stands for Grams per Square Meter, and is the standard unit of measurement for all paper and card stocks. The higher the GSM the heavier and (normally) thicker your substrate will be. […]

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