Types of paint we use
Within the sign industry we use various types of paints and paint products. It is important to understand what type of paint is best suited for each particular application.
Some of the products we use are made locally in Melbourne by Vipond’s. They manufacture a complete range of paints used in the signwriting industry in a stock range of 28 colours including metallics and fluorescents.
FEATURE GLOSS ENAMEL A traditional signwriting enamel with high opacity and a full gloss.
ACRYLIC GLOSS and ACRYLIC LOW SHEEN A water thinned paint for interior and exterior use. Easy to apply.
ACRYLIC SUPER LUSTRE A water thinned paint for painting vinyl banners.
ACRYLIC FLAT A high opacity water thinned acrylic paint for interior use. Dries to a flat finish for display, theatre, scenic and TV backgrounds. Interior only.
FLUORESCENT PAINT A water thinned paint in a range of brilliant vibrant colours for display and advertising work.
SIGNCRYL A fast drying thermoplastic acrylic lacquer especially formulated for the sign industry. Ideal for illuminated sign work.
ISOCRYL A two pack isocyanate free coating with exceptional exterior durability. It has similar properties of a conventional 2 pack polyurethane without the health risks.
TAUTFLEX A tough durable water based coating that has superior adhesion to flexible surfaces including vinyl, canvas, rubber and leather.