Sintra Board vs. Foam Board Printing [What You Must Know!]

Sintra PVC Board vs Foam Board

Most of us throughout our day, run into signage on the sidewalk at a stop light at a coffee shop at our local grocery store, or our favorite restaurant. Ever wonder what the signage is made of? What material do they hold? Sintra signs are made of high quality PVC board. This type of printing has become an essential tool to display sales, promotions, and to advertise new products or services of a business. There are many printing signage to choose from such as flyers, catalogs, brochures, banners, flags, posters, and much more. They are ideal for presentations, tradeshows, conferences, and exhibitions.

Sintra Board Printing

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So, here’s the lowdown on two of the most popular printing signage, Sintra board and foam board printing that you'll want to know to best benefit your business.

What is Sintra board printing?

And what should I know about this type of signage? Sintra board printing is the method of printing on Sintra board and holds a quality PVC board. Sintra board printing is made of closed-cell poly with a gloss finish.

So, what are some of the advantages of Sintra board?

Sintra board printing is lightweight, durable, and affordable. It is also one of the whitest of PVC boards and is chemical and heat resistant. Sintra prints are also scratch, dent, and more permanent than foam boards. What can Sintra board printing be used for? Sintra boards can be utilized indoors and outdoors in places such as yard signs, promoting displays, indoor displays, outdoor displays, kiosk signs, and general signage board use. You can read more about it in this ultimate guide.

Foam Board Printing

Poster Board Printing Foamboard Printing

What is foam board made of and what is it used for?

Most foam board printing holds a moisture barrier to prevent bowing and warping. Foamboard is resistant to bending, denting, waterproof, and crushing. Foamboard printing is an excellent choice if you are looking for a digital print that holds a high quality and colorful image. Board signage is a great and affordable way to display your artwork on your next tradeshow. Foamboard printing is usually used for parking and building signage, promotion signage, extensive menus, direction signage, and much more. It is the SAME thing as foam core boards - there is no difference between the two.

What are some of the foam board printing features?

Foamboard printing is perfect for indoor and outdoor use; lightweight can be drilled for better mounting, can be printed on both sides, and is also durable and weatherproof since it waterproof.

Sintra vs. Foamboard

Which is a better option? Sintra or foamboard? Sintra board holds a higher quality which will make it last longer, foam board printing is for temporary use and is great for indoor use. What options do I have when it comes to Sintra board? Some of Sintra board options are a matte finish, lamination, custom cut, die cut, and double-sided print. Sintra board can last you up to 10 years. Foamboard printing also has options that you can choose from. So, what are they? Waterproof foamboard options include double sided, lamination, and heavy duty. Foamboard printing is usually used in retail stores and menus, wall murals, and to display messages and images of your business. As you can see, both options are great and can be used indoors and outdoors.

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  1. Eric

    What kind of printer would you use for printing on sintra/foamboard/coroplast? I am looking to expand my print shop to include signs but I have no idea what equipment is available that will help me provide these services

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      Hey Eric We are using vutek flatbed printers and more... We work directly with .edu to offer discount codes for use individual colleges and universities (student discount, alumni discount and staff perk programs) If you are interested I'd love to help develop Bakersfield college a discount code that will give below wholesale pricing for our print site! Let me know how and if I can help Thanks Eric

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  2. michelle mandi

    would like to request for your assistance. im currently looking for a material which we can use as what we call price tag or price stick that we will put inside sacks of animal feeds displayed in a poultry or pet store. size should be around 8x12 inches.

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    • Foam Core Print

      Michelle You could use cardstock or styrene, styrene is more of a plastic material that would most likely be a perfect fit for you! Follow the link below and add fully to cart for pricing.

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