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Glossary

Banner
A sign printed on scrim vinyl that is intended to be hung. Banners may be either vertical or horizontal in orientation.
Bench Card
A 7" × 5" sign printed on vinyl and mounted on styrene. Bench cards typically have an image and description of a plant, but can be customized to promote anything.
Bench Tape
Long roll of printed material that can be used to decorate the edges of displays. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
Billboard
A 11" × 7" sign printed on vinyl and mounted on styrene. Billboards typically have an image and description of a plant, but can be customized to promote anything.
Corex
(1) 4mm corrugated plastic used for mounting signs; suitable for indoor or outdoor use. (2) A 16.5" × 23.5" sign printed on vinyl and mounted on 4mm corrugated plastic.
Coroplast
Another name for Corex.
Fixture
Device used for displaying signs.
Foamcore
Lightweight, rigid surface composed of smooth paper sheets sandwiched around a foam core; designed for indoor use only.
Gatorboard
Heavier duty version of foamcore; it may be used outdoors if treated and sealed.
Magnetic Sign
Sign printed on vinyl and mounted to a magnetic backing.
Poster
24" × 34" sign printed on vinyl and mounted on Corex; suitable for indoor or outdoor use.
Scrim Vinyl
Durable, fade-resistant material used for printing banners. Depending on the application, it can be either matte or glossy and used indoors or outdoors.
Sidewalk Graphic
Graphic mounted to a sidewalk or floor that is covered by an anti-slip laminate.
Sintra
Lightweight, rigid, closed-cell PVC material used for mounting signs; suitable for indoor or outdoor use.
Styrene
Polystyrene sheet used for mounting vinyl.
Vinyl
Durable, fade-resistant material that is printed on and mounted to backing materials such as styrene or corex.
Window Cling
Clear vinyl - printed on one side - that statically adheres to glass.
Window Perf
Perforated vinyl printed on one side with adhesive on the other. Light passes though the perforations and creates the illusion of a solid image from the outside, yet allows you to look out from the inside.