Economy grade is the least expensive grade, and
is ideal for flat surfaces. Primary applications are direct
print, rugged signs where vinyl is applied and more. This is
a popular choice for menu boards. Metal surface of .006”
can be cut with a saw and may tear if routed or bent. Great
choice where high performance is needed and low cost is
Lite Grade is acceptable for most applications. .008” thick aluminum surfaces surround a durable 3MM polyethylene core. Can be routed for simple patterns with good results. Can be scored and bent for simple patterns too. Lite is popular where sheet will have moderate machining and opportunity is price sensitive. E&T carries this item in brushed aluminum, white, black and sizes up to 78” X 120”.
Extra durable metal coating that is .012” thick surrounds a durable polyethylene core. Specialty grade allows for complex fabricating with great results. Product can be scored on reverse side and bent. It can also withstand intricate routing patterns. Further advantages include maximum rigidity, strength and dynamic colors. We feature Mirrorized sheet and brushed metals. Specialty grade is priced a little higher but worth it for more demanding clients and applications.
Digital Grade (A-LITE)
Ideal for direct digital print. Digital grade provides optimal ink adhesion.
Color options include white, black and brushed aluminum.
Sizes from 48” x 96” to 78” x 120”. Digital grade available in both Lite and Economy grades.
Also known as A-LITE.
Double-sided composite panel offering greater strength and rigidity. Multishield features galvanized steel on both surfaces. Galvanized steel is receptive to magnetic media for a multitude of uses. Now available with 2 finishes- digital/digital or digital/whiteboard. Metal thickness .010” (.25MM), sheets are 48” x 96” and thicknesses of 3MM and 6MM.