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A word of caution about UV/3D printed Braille & tactile signs

A word of caution about UV/3D printed Braille & tactile signs

Over the last 18 months we've seen the trend towards digitally printed Braille and tactile signage. The concept behind the technology is exciting, however it's just not there yet in terms of robustness and durability. Whilst the process is capable of producing a nice to touch tactile system, the adhesion to the background substrate is it's major weakness. With the trend of UV/3D printed Braille & tactile signs, has come the requirement to replace them.  We have had numerous orders to reproduce signs for people because the tactile elements had either peeled off by themselves, or had been picked off....

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Update: 3rd August 2020 Unfortunately with community transmissions occurring in Queensland, in order to protect our staff and their families, we will no longer be allowing customers / visitors into our office.  Customers may still collect orders from our premises. Prior notice of this would be appreciated so that we can move your order out the front for you to collect.  Any customers needing to place an order, can be done via the online store or via email prior to collection.  We appreciate and thank you for your understanding. Keep well and keep safe.   UPDATE: 7th May 2020 Visitors are now able...

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All Gender Facilities & All Gender Signs

All Gender Facilities & All Gender Signs

All Gender signs are used to include people who do not identify with the male or female gender binary. This is different from the term “unisex” which has been traditionally used to indicate toilets for all people.

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