Light pole banners are used commonly for celebrations, festivals, decorations, and event or commercial advertising. It comes printed on vinyl or fabric using bright colors. They can also be single sided or double sided, which comes with a layer of silver blocker that will prevent sunlight from creating shadows from the banner’s back side.
An Overview Of Light Pole Banners
Light pole banners, also known as street pole banners, are utilized along avenues and streets in municipalities, tourist spots, universities, malls, sports complexes, downtown areas, and parks. In case you’ve been in these areas, it’s very likely that you’ve seen banners all around. With their festive look, everyone would agree that they are extremely useful for advertising purposes.
Enhancing a bland spot using these banners Myrtle Beach isn’t just attractive but is also great for any business. Consumers love to visit places that are cheery and bright, and you can encourage them to drop by your establishment through fabric or bright colored fabric outdoor vinyl banners.
Purchasing Street Pole Banners
There are some selections for the kinds of banners that could be used for pole banners. The primary categories are vinyl and fabric. Fabric banners are crafted out of fabrics that have been screen printed or polyester fabrics that have undergone dye sublimation printing. Vinyl banners are available in different weights. Double side banners weight between 17 ounces and 22 ounces while single banners weigh between 13 ounces to 18 ounces. Vinyl banners are usually cheaper and some may say they are not as appealing as poly fabric banners.
Light Pole Banner Sizing
What is the weight of the system if there is no banner? The weight will depend on whether the pole banner system is single or double sided. The width of the banners that will be hung also plays a role on the weight, which typically ranges between five to 10 pounds.
Moving on to the standard size of the banners. The width commonly range between 12 inches to 36 inches. However, if the banner is taller and wider, the wind load will also increase.
Regarding the regular hemmed pole pocket size, the pole pocket needs to do with the overall size of the banner but commonly, a two inch vertical pole pocket height is sufficient to cater 95% of the available horizontal banner poles in the market.
Determining the size of the sleeve you need for the light pole banner is not something that you should worry about when you are buying the banners as well as the hanging system as a whole unit. But in case the supports for the horizontal pole banner are static, and the banners are being changed, you just need a rough estimate of the measurement of the pole diameter to the pocket size.
Light Pole Banner Print
Shadowing happens when you’ve got a double sided banner and bright lights or the sun is behind it, which will make create darker portions of the print on the sunny portion show the lighter spots of the shadow side. This can be avoided with basic 3-piece construction that uses a light silver blockout fabric.
The decision as to whether you can use one or two banners per light pole will depend on your budget, the appearance that you want it to have and the light pole’s load rating. A light pole can handle a 2 feet by 4 feet or 2 feet by 4 feet banner on both sizes. However, you should check with the local authorities before you decide.
Call Unlimited Printing & Signs if you are considering having banners made by a professional printing company.
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2408 Madison Drive Suite 101
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582