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What Is Acrylic Signage?


Acrylic signage is perfect for companies that are looking to showcase their brand and make a bold statement through their business signage.

In this post, we’ll explain what acrylic signage is, where it is used, and why it’s such a popular choice amongst signage companies like CJ Signs.

What Is Acrylic Signage?

Acrylic signage refers to signs that are made from a material known as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), more commonly referred to as acrylic.


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It’s made through a process called polymerisation, which involves the conversion of a monomer (MMA) into a polymer (PMMA). But that’s enough science, for now, let's bring it back to signage.

Where Is Acrylic Signage Used?

Acrylic signage has many uses, from corporate lobbies to storefront displays, its adaptability makes it a great choice for many kinds of signs.

One of the key features of acrylic signage is its resilience in outdoor environments. It’s perfect for outdoor use as it withstands the elements, from winter rain right through to summer UV rays.

It is also perfect for many indoor applications as it can be painted and installed in many different ways.

This is why it’s one of the materials we use the most for our signage projects.

Key Benefits Of Acrylic For Signage

Acrylic is 100% recyclable.

There are many other benefits to using acrylic signage over other materials. Its durability and customisability to name just a couple.


One of the key benefits for us as sign manufacturers is its high gloss, crystal-clear finish and versatility. This means it can be easily cut out into almost any shape and still look great. Perfect for lettering or business logos!

It’s also super durable, extremely strong and weather resistant, including UV, rain and extreme temperatures, making it ideal for a variety of locations.

It’s an extremely cost-effective choice that doesn’t compromise on looks!

How Long Does Acrylic Signage Last?

With proper installation and care, high-quality acrylic signage can maintain its look and last anywhere from 5 to 10 years, or even more when used indoors. 

How To Maintain Your Acrylic Signage

Looking after and properly maintaining your acrylic signs is vital to maximise longevity.

The signs should be cleaned regularly to maintain their clarity. Here, it’s important to use a soft cloth and avoid using any abrasive cleaners and harsh chemicals.

It’s important to periodically maintain and tighten mountings and fixings, as loose fixings can cause the sign to move, which could lead to breakage.

Finally, in case of any scratches or damage, it’s best to seek professional advice for repair, to ensure this is done properly.


To summarise, acrylic signs are 100% recyclable and a great choice for businesses looking for a stylish and durable solution to their signage needs. They’re not only visually appealing and extremely flexible, but they also last well and are very cost-effective.

At CJ Signs, we understand the importance of a good first impression. So, whether your business is looking to refresh its existing signage, or you’re looking for something completely new, get in touch with the team to see how we can help!


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