PVC ILLUMINATED TRAFFIC SIGN

BY INSTALLING 43 PVC TRAFFIC SIGNS, NORWICH, ENGLAND, HAS BEGUN A CHANGEOVER FROM NONILLUMINATED TRAFFIC SIGNS TO THE INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED PVC TYPE MANUFACTURED BY FRANCO TRAFFIC SIGNS LTD., LONDON. THE TRIANGULAR CASING FOR THE FRANCO SIGN IS PRESSED FROM A 1/8-IN. THICK LAMINATE OF WHITE AND GRAY DARVIC, I. C. I. 'S PVC. THE WHITE PROVIDES AN INTERNAL REFLECTIVE SURFACE FOR THE LIGHTING ELEMENTS AND THE GRAY PROVIDES AN EASILY SEEN COLOR APPROVED BY THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT. THE FACE OF THE SIGN IS FORMED FROM CLEAR DARVIC SHEET, WITH A 1-IN. RETURN WHICH FITS INTO THE CASING. THE BORDER AND LEGEND ARE SILK-SCREENED ON THE INSIDE SURFACE OF THE FACE IN TRANSLUCENT COLORS. THE CASE IS STRENGTHENED BY AN INTERNALLY MOUNTED STEEL TRAY THAT ALSO PROVIDES A MOUNTING FOR THE FOUR FLUORESCENT TUBES THAT ILLUMINATE THE SIGN. /ARTICLE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 43, No ,8 P 62, 1 PHOT
  • Publication Date: 1966-4

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  • Created Date: Apr 19 1994 12:00AM