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Simon Worrall

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Post Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:13 pm

Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Hi
I have been asked to put a printed image onto a hoarding round a building site.
The hoarding is about 60 sheets of 8x4 ply that has been painted matt white.
Is there any short term (cheap) external vinyl with thick glue that will stick reliably to this surface?
Or has anybody got any better ideas?
I am trying to avoid the extra cost of repainting it with a vinyl-friendly gloss before applying vinyl.

Thanks for reading this,
Simon
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Post Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:19 pm

Re: Putting an image onto a hoarding.

Simon Worrall wrote:Hi
I have been asked to put a printed image onto a hoarding round a building site.
The hoarding is about 60 sheets of 8x4 ply that has been painted matt white.
Is there any short term (cheap) external vinyl with thick glue that will stick reliably to this surface?
Or has anybody got any better ideas?
I am trying to avoid the extra cost of repainting it with a vinyl-friendly gloss before applying vinyl.

Thanks for reading this,
Simon
How about printed corex 8x4 sheets. Or Mesh banner?
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Post Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:51 pm

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Did these a while ago with pvc banner & a staple gun
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Post Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:45 pm

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Kevin Mahoney wrote:Did these a while ago with pvc banner & a staple gun


I’d use mactac ww300, no need to lam, really high tack, I use it for rough surface floors, or try any other high tack poly, Metamark, spandex, vion, although you may have to laminate those
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Post Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:44 am

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Surely a cheap vinyl onto 3mm foamex will be just as cheap as a high tack vinyl, plus installation time on site will be an awful lot less!
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Post Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:48 am

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Luke Culpin wrote:Surely a cheap vinyl onto 3mm foamex will be just as cheap as a high tack vinyl, plus installation time on site will be an awful lot less!


Yeh, but it'll warp like crazy with the first bit of heat/sun. 3mm foam has two purposes...cheap indoor signs and filling up space in a skip!
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Post Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:16 pm

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Avery do a monomeric high tac vinyl not sure of the code but its around €150 a roll.
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Post Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:01 am

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

All the building sites around our area have printed acm panels screwed to the ply.
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Post Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:15 pm

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

All the building sites around our area have printed acm panels screwed to the ply.


That's how we do it, cheap hoarding grade ACM panels.
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Post Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:12 am

Re: Options on how to apply a printed image onto work site hoarding boards?

Thanks all for your replies. Much to think about.

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