What Are Vinyl Banners?

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Vinyl Banners & Vinyl Posters

It is likely that you see vinyl banners in almost every part of your local city, town, or businesses. Vinyl banners are popular multi-use signs found everywhere from chain grocery stores to car washes, displayed on city lanterns, or even for use by sport’s teams. They are also a fixture for businesses at trade shows or individuals hosting special events. At Foam Core Print we provide everything from x-banners, church, roll up, street, specialty, economy, pole, retractable, and vinyl banners. That means that you can customize your vinyl banner into the shape, design, and print for the space you need it most.


Durable and multi-use, vinyl banners can be used indoors or out. They are often used outdoors in fair weather climates and under a covering, simply to preserve the visibility and longevity of the sign. However, if appropriately placed and secured, they are weather resistant.


vinyl bannersMost vinyl banners consist of a combination of materials- a ‘scrim’ polyester mesh and vinyl. When a vinyl banner has a higher mesh fiber, called a denier, it creates a smooth finished look. Though the weight of the sign often determines its durability, the process of creating a vinyl banner can vary. Banners made with a polymeric plasticizer are the most requested from those looking for quality. While a monomeric plasticizer tends to be cheaper, it cracks or breaks more easily and will show fraying or cracking within shorter periods.


A polymeric plasticizer is a softening agent which helps the vinyl banner have added movement and flexibility. Polymeric is considered the best option for increased longevity and appearance. Gloss or semi-gloss laminated printing gives a sleek print on a horizontal or vertical surface. Since the banner is customizable, our team is ready to help you with a size, design, uploading personal artwork or company logos or prints; and can be shipped overnight if needed!


6 comments on “What Are Vinyl Banners?”

  1. James Anderson says:

    It’s good to know that vinyl banners can be used both indoors or out and that the visibility and longevity of the sign can be preserved under covering and in fair weather climate. The office where I’m working wants to have banners printed for advertising purposes. I’ll mention to them that they can consider getting vinyl banners because of these qualities.

  2. Eashak samir says:


  3. Trevor Mackenzie says:

    As vinyl banners are durable in both indoor as well as outdoor and the banners made with this product is more and more durable than the other products before choosing the banners you should always use of vinyl product which can increase the product durability.

  4. Arya Smith says:

    Thanks for helping me understand that vinyl banners will be a durable choice when we consider the weight of it. My best friend should know about this since they will be having one done for their future business which will open next month. This will help them choose the right material for the signs they need to promote their business once its open.

  5. Ednan hand says:

    Thanks for Helping to understand about vinyl banners they are best for every business advertising and this post will help people to choose the best option for their business advertising.

  6. Sahrenity says:

    Vinyl banners are definitely cheaper compared to fabric banners. I do agree with the idea to use vinyl outdoors where potential viewers see it at a distance since they’re not as good to look at close-up, plus vinyl tends to have that plastic-ish glare.

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