June '20

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3 6 G R A P H I C S P R O J U N E 2 0 2 0 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M S I G N A G E & P R I N T I N G S H O P T A L K The final result was a couple of cool coun- ter-front logos, cut from aluminum sheet and powder-coated in carefully chosen powders. The client was more than pleased with the final result, and for us it was a fun job and an easy install. PROJECTS TWO AND THREE A larger cut out logo we recently did was for a hospital interior wall straight across from a pair of elevators. This job was cut from aluminum laminate in a brushed aluminum finish and decorated with high- performance metallic silver vinyl for its highlight color. Mounting strips of more aluminum laminate were bonded to the back of the sign with VHB double-sided tape, and small dabs of silicone were used as a back- up adhesive. Before installing the actual A little extra time making a full-size fluted plastic tem- plate makes for an efficient install. Wall-mounted strips are installed with high-bond tape first. Strips on the backside of the logo sections dove- tail into these and align the parts accurately. Another full-size template does more than locate the required holes for stainless steel stand-offs—it also provides a perfect visual for a finicky client. This large logo is quite simple but still looks appropri- ate and understated in a hospital setting. This logo looks substantial but was actually lightweight and easily supported by just four hardware parts. This 3-D logo of satin black laminate and white alumi- num sheeted PVC elements was a fun job and easy to install. The client was put to work assisting the install, which took less than half an hour. This large logo was cut from aluminum laminate with a brushed aluminum finish, with highlights of silver metal- lic high-performance vinyl. Mounting strips of white aluminum laminate rest on others, which would be strategically adhered to the wall first.

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