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Articles by Fabrication: Knife Cutting

3A Composites USA Broadens SINTRA® PVC Collection to Include Four Product Lines

The SINTRA® Collection of  moderately expanded PVC boards has been broadened by 3A Composites USA to meet a  wider variety of customer needs through four product lines: SINTRA, SINTRA Eclipse, SINTRA Vers (formerly e-pvc™)   and new SINTRA Construct.

Fully Recyclable DISPA® Paper Board To Be Showcased At PRINTING United By 3A Composites USA

DISPA® graphic display board – 3A Composites USA’s newest sustainable substrate solution – will be showcased at the PRINTING United Expo Oct. 23-25 at the Ken Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Show-goers are invited to stop by the 3A Composites USA Booth No. 7227 to view DISPA® samples.

Fully Reyclable Dispa® Paper Board Introduced to the Americas for Signs, Displays

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that DISPA® graphic display board – a uniquely laminated structure of embossed formed paper that is 100 percent recyclable – now is available in the Americas. DISPA® will be showcased at the 2019 ISA International Sign Expo April 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Show-goers are invited to stop by the 3A Composites USA Booth No. 1327 to view DISPA® samples.
Artisan HD, Gatorfoam, Gatorboard, Halloween Decorations

Arizona Print Shop Makes Custom Halloween Decor Easy With Gatorfoam Board

The team at ArtisanHD in Scottsdale, Arizona are continuously looking for ways to captivate their audience. From photography printing tutorials to at-home wall mounting, the team seeks to provide inspiration for any occasion. For Halloween, the team showcased the ease of creating and printing custom decorations on heavy-duty Gatorfoam board for spooktacular holiday decor.

Graphic Display USA How To: Cutting Sintra

Sintra® Material, an expanded PVC sheet product, can be cut using common methods for plastic materials. These methods include, knife cutting, sawing, and routing operations. Shearing with a guillotine shear is generally not recommended.

Sintra Expanded PVC Board Made Into Comic-Con Convention Costume

Sci-fi enthusiast Cris Knight built a costume using Sintra expanded PVC board for the Comic-Con convention in Las Vegas. The character “Bender” from the popular animated television series Futurama, written and designed by Matt Groening, was the inspiration for the costume.

GATORFOAM® Rides Rails Of Success As Rigid-Yet-Lightweight Substrate For Model Railroading

Dave Myers cut his teeth, so to speak, on Gatorfoam® graphic display board as an educational-TV set designer in Hagerstown, Md., in the ’70s, when he used the industry’s leading heavy-duty foam board to create cut-out letters and 3-D props. Myers later opened his own commercial sign shop – DMG Studios in Hagerstown – a business in which he often turned to Gatorfoam as his rigid substrate of choice for sign-making, including such memorable point-of-purchase displays as 4-foot tall milk cartons for a local dairy.

Detailed Mayan Pyramid Display Designed with SINTRA®

When 3A Composites USA launched its “Legends” marketing communications campaign in 2004, company executives reviewed a wide field of internationally recognizable graphic arts icons to be recreated in print advertisements with one of the company’s leading graphic display boards, including those in the Sintra®, Dibond®, Gator™ and Fome-Cor® board lines. Choices included everything from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to New York City’s Statue of Liberty and Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis transatlantic record-setting airplane.

Exhibits Lead to Sintra® Material Artwork

In 1995, when James B. Campbell started working as an exhibit designer for Channel-Kor Systems, Inc., of Bloomington, Indiana, he became intrigued with the properties of Sintra Material –– for fine art projects as well as exhibits.
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