36×48 foam board signs are foam core board signage. This 36×48 large foam core board size is a popular size at conventions in Las Vegas. So companies displaying at the convention venues like these cheap cost effective signs. So they are cheap in price but not quality. Also they are lightweight. And can be placed on wood easel stands. Also hung from the ceilings. So if the sign fell there is little risk of injury. Because they are so lightweight. They are made with foam with a printable paper attached on the outside of the foam.
36×48 Foam Board Signs Are Lightweight
These lightweight signs are made with foam core with printable paper pressed on both outsides. They are considered temporary signs. The foam sign has a inner foam core of 3/16ths or 1/2″ with paper on the outside. So that allows for printing on the foam board. Also these foam board signs can be printed in any color or combination of colors. Also they can have images printed on them and background images. The cost of 3/16th thick foam board is $9.00 a square foot. Also the 1/2″ thick foam board costs around $13.00 a square foot. 1″ thick foamboard is also available.
Double sided foam board signs are also a possibility. Your local Las Vegas banner company will have more information about that. Also, same day foam core board printing is a possibility. Vegas Sign shops understand that time is of the essence. The show must go on and graphics are needed for the show.
Vendors and companies prefer to have their foam boards printed in Vegas for a variety of reasons. So they can avoid costly shipping. Also because of the foam core board signage is fragile. So they do not have to worry about damage during the shipping process.
It is cheaper to have your foam boards printed in Las Vegas than to shipped them into Vegas. Many times the foam signs will not arrive in time or show up damaged. In these cases, the signs have to be reprinted so that the show can go on as scheduled.